The Daily Beast reported Friday night that Donald Trump had continuously referred to Lil Jon as "Uncle Tom" during the filming of the 13th season of the Apprentice.
Three staffers told the Daily Beast that multiple people on set had tried to tell Trump to stop using the racially-charged term to no avail. According to the Daily Beast, Lil Jon had planned to dress up like Uncle Sam to sell a hair product for the Celebrity Apprentice. When Trump heard, however, he started calling Lil Jon "Uncle Tom" instead of Uncle Sam. And, despite correction, Trump kept using the term.
The individuals who spoke to the Daily Beast spoke on background because of The Apprentice's strict non disclosure agreements.
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