Former Apprentice candidate Claire Young says Sir Alan Sugar is very intimidating and describes his boardroom rages like being ‘in a wind tunnel’.
Claire, who came runner-up to Lee McQueen on series four of the BBC1 reality show, recalled the times she had faced the wrath of the multi-millionaire business tycoon, as she promoted the release of The Apprentice Series 1-4 DVD.
“With Alan Sugar what you see is what you get,” she told whatsontv.co.uk. “He’s very intimidating and scary – trust me, I’ve been on the receiving end of it.
“When he loses it, it feels like you’re in a wind tunnel – he properly b******s you.”
And she reckons it was her outspoken nature that kept putting her in Sir Alan’s firing line.
“Looking back on it, I was straight to the point and that’s what got me into the boardroom so many times,” she said.
“Things would go on and I’d say, ‘Sir Alan, that didn’t happen’. Not many people talk back to Alan Sugar and I think the fact that I did, he found it quite refreshing.”
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