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The Apprentice: Lord Sugar tells law grad he ‘bottled it’ after backing out of project manager role

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Kurran Pooni narrowly escapes firing

Kurran Pooni

Last night’s episode of The Apprentice (spoiler alert) saw Kurran Pooni evade Lord Sugar’s firing finger as he managed to talk his way out of being sent home.

This comes as a small victory for University of Law grad Pooni, who fractured his arm after challenging another contestant to an arm wrestle in a previous episode.

During this week’s task debrief at the Adelphi Theatre, home of hit West End musical Kinky Boots, the part-time actor confidently set his eyes on becoming project manager (PM). “I can’t run away from this one. I’m stepping up 100%,” he said.

Such bravado was quickly abandoned as the theatre was revealed to be a red herring. Teams were instead tasked with designing and selling women’s footwear. Stepping back from the PM pick, Pooni admitted that while he’s been “in and out of shoe stores like Selfridges, Harrods and Harvey Nichols”, he had “never purchased women’s shoes before”.

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Later in the boardroom Lord Sugar was quick to call him out: “I’ve never bought oil tankers before, but I reckon if I had to, I could flog ‘em,” said the billionaire business mogul. “You have to be adaptable… You didn’t do it, you bottled it,” he added.

As his team’s hip-hop urban heel went on to lose the task, Pooni found himself back in the firing line. Cleverly distancing himself from the product, the candidate claimed he had “winner-loser vision” that allowed him to see early on that the shoe was a stinker.

Pleading with Lord Sugar for another shot at the PM role, the aspiring commercial lawyer managed to remain in the competition by the thread of his sling. But not before Lord Sugar made clear that “come hell or high water”, Pooni will be the next PM. Will he or won’t he? We’ll find out next week.

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17 Comments

Anonymous

Literally every other UK news outlet right now: “Leave.EU and Arron Banks referred to National Crime Agency over sources of campaign funding.”

Legal Cheek: “OHHH NOOO, SOMEONE ALMOST GOT FIRED FROM A TV SHOW BUT ACTUALLY DIDN’T BUT THAT GUY WENT TO UNI OF LAW SO ITS KIND OF A STORY RIGHT? RIGHT!?? WE’RE GONNA POST IT ANYWAY”

Get your act together.

REMAIN MEANS REMAIN

Arron Banks ought to have an oversized jet-black vinyl dildo rammed so deep up his anus it’ll crawl out of his mouth.

Anonymous

Strange, he looks just the kind of man who purchases women’s shoes.

Anonymous

So that’s why Alex aldridge is so interested in him

Anonymous

The man wit da poon

Anonymous

Spoiler alert? Like anyone actually gives a flying fuck about this shit.

Anonymous

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Anonymous

What was it?

BANTZ BANTZ BANTZ F*CK YEA

It was utterly top bantah ladz, top bantah I tell you

Anonymous

This guy lost what credibility he had when, despite claiming to be an “aspiring actor”, he came out with the all-too-telling line:

“I can’t move and talk at the same time”

So, whilst he enjoys a lifetime of voiceovers and mime artistry, I would suggest that this publication cease to waste time following him – he’s not a lawyer and on the basis of comments like that and his overall gormlessness, he never will be.

Anonymous

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Anonymous

He bottled it so much that Spurs are apparently going to sign him up

Anonymous

He’s hot – I love men on the telly especially reality TV – much better than the one’s I meet in my law firm

Anonymous

Are you sure he’s feminine enough for you?

Anonymous

Which law firm employs someone with such a poor grasp of when to use apostrophes?

Anonymous

Your one.

Immature wretch

Haahaa!

His name is POONi!

That’s almost as funny as

DICKson POON!

😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆💦💩😩

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