Poor Omarosa. She’s now crying that she’s lost friends and family members because of her undying support of President Elect Donald Trump.
In a recent interview with ABC’s 20/20, the former “Apprentice” contestant and Trump campaign’s director of African-American outreach, said that people in her life have turned their backs on her.
“There are people who stopped talking to me,” she said. “It has been a very long, lonely…One of my bridesmaids, a woman who was going to be in my wedding in the Spring.. I will never forget the people who turned their backs on me when all I was trying to do was help the black community.”
She also claims that she’s even received death threats from people: “It’s been so incredibly hard. I was called every single racial slur in the book that you could direct towards an African-American by African-Americans.”
Manigault also tried to set the record straight by saying she wasn’t serious about Trump keeping “a list” of Republicans who voted against him.
“Everything that we say has consequences. I mean, words matter. And so something I say in jest will be a headline, and it happened to me at our victory party that I said something in response to Lindsey Graham not honoring his pledge to support the nominee, and then it became a headline, ” she explained.
When asked about Trump’s lewd comments about “grabbing women by the p__y,” she said it was “inexcusable,” but claims he never said anything like that vile in her presence.
“I think everybody was a bit offended, and it’s inexcusable, and I won’t excuse it in any way,” Manigault said of the 2005 hot mic Access Hollywood conversation that was leaked in October.
“He’s apologized … I don’t want to see what happens in men’s locker room, of what men say amongst themselves. I don’t want any part of that, and that’s exactly what I feel like I was listening in on, a conversation that I shouldn’t have been privy to.”
“I have never seen him act inappropriately in the 14 years that I’ve known him,” she added.
Sure you haven’t.
She also continued to defend her candidate.
“Donald Trump doesn’t turn it on or off. He is who he is,” she said. “Everyone tried to define him and put him in boxes, and that’s why they get him wrong, and that’s why they underestimated him in this race.”