Sorry, Donald Trump: It looks like you lost the Emmy Award for “The Apprentice” fair and square. According to our recent Donald Trump poll, a whopping 86% of voters say the Emmys were NOT rigged against “The Apprentice” to allow “The Amazing Race” to win Best Reality-Competition Series in 2004. This poll came in response to the final presidential debate when Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton brought up her Republican rival’s former comments that he thought the Emmys were rigged against his NBC reality show.
“There was even a time when he didn’t get an Emmy for his TV program three years in a row and he started tweeting that the Emmys were rigged against him,” Clinton remarked Wednesday night. “Should have gotten it,” Trump responded at the debate, amidst uncomfortable laughter from the audience. In our poll results, only 14% of voters agree with Trump that the Emmys were rigged against him.
Back on a 2015 episode of “Celebrity Apprentice”, Trump spoke in the boardroom about having lost the Emmy Award for Best Reality-Competition Series the decade prior. “I got screwed out of an Emmy. Everybody thought I was gonna win it. In fact, when they announced the winner, I stood up before the winner was announced. And I started walking for the Emmy. And then they announced the most boring show on television, ‘The Amazing Race.’ Piece of crap.”
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