The Secret Service's only involvement in the matter was to deactivate Omarosa's access pass.Omarosa wrote a book deeply critical of Trump titled Unhinged, which went on sale on August 14, 2018, in which she labels Trump a "racist", and states that witnesses have confirmed the existence of tapes of Trump repeatedly using the word "nigger" during the filming of The Apprentice.In August 2018, Newman published Unhinged, detailing her tenure at the White House and criticizing Trump and his administration.Two days before the book was released, she released the first of as many as 200 secret tapes she recorded during her White House tenure.In a later episode, Lil Jon's team was brought back to the boardroom after they lost.Piers Morgan remarked, "my argument against you has always been that you're not a celebrity...
At one point, host Julie Chen speculated that Omarosa could win the entire season.
On January 3, 2017, it was reported that Newman would join Trump's White House staff, focusing on public engagement.
In her first interview, after being named to the Trump White House, she told Megyn Kelly that she was a "Trumplican" and had switched her political affiliation to the Republican Party.
She later said the job had been "a very difficult environment, because they don't believe in training.
They just kind of throw you in the fire." Newman first came to public attention in 2004 after becoming a participant on the first season of NBC's reality television series, The Apprentice.