Wanda Sykes Names Omarosa One Of The ‘Great Fails In Black History’Wanda Sykes is giving everyone a Black History Month lesson on a “great fail” in black history: Omarosa.
The comedian appeared on Global’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Wednesday with a special segment called “Great Fails in Black History” and the focus was former “The Apprentice” star and former White House staff member Omarosa Manigault-Newman.
“Omarosa-Manigault Newman is a TV personality and former White House aid. She gained fame on the reality show ‘The Apprentice,’ where she was fired by Donald Trump three times,” Sykes informed the audience. “You let Donald Trump fire you three times? Why would you keep working for him. You never heard of LinkedIn or Monster.com? Hell, Craigslist has job postings and some of them are a little sketchy, but those people might still be less crazy than Trump.”
Sykes joked that Manigault-Newman’s real job at the White House involved making sure the print was stocked with paper, the clocks had the right time and was in charge of the wi-fi password.
As for the conflicting stories of whether Manigault-Newman was fired and escorted off the White House grounds or not, Sykes was not interested.
“Look, it doesn’t matter which story you believe, we can all agree that Omarosa Manigault Newman is one of the great fails in Black History,” Sykes explained. “Come on, Omarosa, get your shit together, man. Come on. Come on, sis, come on. Just look at yourself. Just go, that’s black.”
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