Former staffers describe Trump as a ‘germophobic’ ‘narcissist’ who is ‘obsessed with menstruation’

Seth Stevenson writes: We know about Donald Trump’s on-camera persona as the star of The Apprentice: his tyrannical management style, his gruff demeanor, his terse catchphrase. But what was Trump like between takes, when the cameras were off but the crew was watching?

Slate reached out to find people who’d worked on The Apprentice during Trump’s tenure. Most people we contacted declined to talk, citing nondisclosure agreements they’d signed as a condition of their employment on the show. But three were willing to speak — as long as we didn’t use their names. And one spoke to us on the record.

What do they recall about Trump’s on-set behavior? It’s a lot like his campaign behavior. [Continue reading…]

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