Though Manigault Newman's departure from the show raised eyebrows and had cast members jumping to conclusions, her absence from the Big Brother house was consistent with the show's protocol for houseguests in need of short-term medical treatment. Manigault appears to have suffered an asthma attack following a challenge in which competitors were told to spin around until they were dizzy and then bowl.
"She's gonna be OK", Tony Award-winning actress Winokur, 45, referring to Manigault-Newman, said to entertainment reporter Ross Mathews.
Former director of communications for the White House Public Liaison Office Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during the daily press briefing at the White House on October 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Omarosa is now a contestant on "Celebrity Big Brother".
Winokur said to Matthews, "Ross, all I'm going to say is, this is hilarious that you and I knocked out those people".
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But he was supportive of his former staff secretary. "The general is there to put in policies and processes and procedures". In his statement, Sorensen that "I was the victim of repeated physical violence during our marriage, not her".
"It's bad enough I've got to talk about her in my month, and then you compare her to me", he said.
CBS' statement to TMZ noted that Manigault Newman's hospitalization would be addressed in the Sunday night broadcast. She subsequently appeared on "Celebrity Apprentice" in 2008 and "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" in 2013.
She left the White House under a cloud in December after reports said she quarreled with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.
She said that she tried to stop the president tweeting, without success. "It's not." She added she would never vote for Trump again.
"Omarosa was sacked three times on the "Apprentice" and this was the fourth time we let her go", Shah said.