“I don’t think she knew at the time that she was insulting us.”

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Vivica A. Fox has never forgotten a insulting comment Ivanka Trump made while she was appearing on Celebrity Apprentice.

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Back in 2015, Vivica competed on the Donald Trump-hosted reality show while raising money for Best Buddies International.

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“I will never forget when I did Celebrity Apprentice and Ivanka Trump, she said, ‘Wow, you speak very well,'” Vivica explained on For Real: The Story of Reality TV.

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Vivica continued, “I hate to say it, I don’t think she knew at the time that she was insulting us. I really think that she thought that she was complimenting us.”

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She noted that when the episode aired “Twitter went crazy” and questioned what Ivanka meant by her remark.

Although it was a negative moment during the show, Vivica says the series and other reality programs have been a “wonderful” experience overall.

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“It’s allowed me to reinvent myself and go from young ingénue to prove to everyone that I was a good businesswoman. That’s where Celebrity Apprentice came into [the picture],” Vivica said.

“I always try to use reality to my advantage instead of a disadvantage…I’m grateful for reality. I really am,” Vivica concluded.

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