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Trump campaign plans to file lawsuit over ‘The Apprentice’ movie: ‘Should not see the light of day’

A Trump campaign spokesman blasted the controversial new film, “The Apprentice,” that depicts the forty fifth president’s rise to fame — and stated {that a} lawsuit can be filed towards the filmmakers. 

“We will be filing a lawsuit to address the blatantly false assertions from these pretend filmmakers,” Trump campaign spokesman Steven Cheung informed The Post.  

“This garbage is pure fiction which sensationalizes lies that have been long debunked,” he added. 

Sebastian Stan as young Donald Trump
“The Apprentice” premiered on Monday in France. TheImageDirect.com

“The Apprentice,” which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday, purports to be impressed by true occasions in its telling of Donald Trump’s rise to prominence in New York excessive society throughout the Seventies and Eighties. 

The movie, directed by Iranian-Danish filmmaker Ali Abbasi, contains the surprising scene during which Trump violently rapes his late ex-wife, Ivana. 

Ivana Trump, who died in July 2022, alleged a sexual assault in her 1989 divorce deposition, however she retracted the greater than 25 years later.

“The story is totally without merit,” Ivana stated in a July 2015 assertion, which was launched a few month after her ex-husband launched his first presidential campaign. 

“This ‘film’ is pure malicious defamation, should not see the light of day, and doesn’t even deserve a place in the straight-to-DVD section of a bargain bin at a soon-to-be-closed discount movie store, it belongs in a dumpster fire,” Cheung’s assertion to The Post continued. 

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A Trump campaign adviser stated {that a} lawsuit can be filed over the movie, alleging that the film is defamatory. AFP through Getty Images

The Trump campaign adviser argued that the premiere of the film, lower than six months earlier than the 77-year-old former president takes on President Biden at the poll field, quantities to “election interference.” 

“As with the illegal Biden Trials, this is election interference by Hollywood elites, who know that President Trump will retake the White House and beat their candidate of choice because nothing they have done has worked,” Cheung stated. 

"The Apprentice" actors and director.
The movie features a surprising scene during which Trump violently rapes his late ex-wife, Ivana.  REUTERS

US distribution rights for “The Apprentice” have not but been offered. 

The movie stars Sebastian Stan as younger Donald Trump and Maria Bakalova as Ivana. 

Jeremy Strong, of “Succession” fame, additionally performs a outstanding position, as Roy Cohn, Trump’s ruthless former lawyer and fixer.  

One of the movie’s buyers, billionaire Dan Snyder, was reportedly “furious” with the way it depicted the presumptive Republican nominee for president, in accordance to Variety. 

The former Washington Commanders proprietor, who’s mates with Trump, was apparently anticipating the film to be a “flattering portrayal of the 45th president,” the outlet said.   

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