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Shaynna Blaze spills on Celebrity Apprentice’s new host

Is Lord Sugar as sweet as his namesake?
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Shaynna Blaze is no stranger to reality TV but ahead of her stint on the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, the interior design queen has revealed what the show’s tough new boss Lord Alan Sugar is really like.

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The 57-year-old Block star exclusively tells Who at the 2020 AACTA Awards that despite his tough demeanour and no-nonsense London attitude, British billionaire Lord Sugar, who has fronted the UK version of the show for the last 15 years, isn’t as scary as he comes across.

“Don’t tell anyone, he’s actually a sweetheart,” Shaynna reveals.

“I actually found him to be the nicest person, he was great.”

She adds: “Look, I’ve got to say with what he’s achieved in his life and where he is, he’s pretty down to earth and he says it like it is. As everything with I do, I do a truth bomb and a lot of people don’t like that so I totally respect him for it.”

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Celebrity Apprentice’s Lord Sugar (pictured with Janine Allis) is reportedly “a sweetheart.” (Credit: Nine)

Shaynna literally glittered at the 2020 industry event in a Zhivago beaded dress and admits it’s “very exciting” to attend an awards show in person after months of staying at home.

However, the interior design expert admits that during the lockdown period she was inundated with messages asking for her tips on home improvement.

“People are like ‘I’m just putting this up at the moment, what white do you think, should I knock this wall down?’ And it’s like, ‘You do know it’s a job and I get paid for this and I’m not getting any work at the moment?’ So the free advice was very minimal.”

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Shaynna opted for a beaded Zhivago gown for the 2020 AACTAs ceremony. (Credit: Getty)

Meanwhile, 2021 will be full of reality TV for Shaynna.

Along with Celebrity Apprentice, the TV personality says that she’ll be back with her two biggest shows in the new year.

“We’re looking at possibly a new series of Selling Houses because we haven’t done it this year and of course The Block so next year’s going to be a big one.”

Among her Celebrity Apprentice co-stars are Lisa and Jess Origliasso of The Veronicas, fitness queen Michelle Bridges and Australian Survivor winner and international model, David Genat.

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Shaynna joins an all-star lineup for Celebrity Apprentice. (Credit: Nine)

In a report by New Idea last monthsome of the “bigger personalities” on the show are already butting heads with each other – and producers are rubbing their hands in glee over the drama that’s being captured on camera. 

“There’s more than a few divas in the mix and some interesting alliances are starting to form,” the on-set insider revealed.

“Get ready for fireworks.”

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