Neighbours star Jodi Gordon reveals what Sir Alan Sugar is REALLY like ahead of the season premiere of Celebrity Apprentice Australia
Jodi Gordon has revealed she went toe to toe with Sir Alan Sugar on the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice.
The Neighbours star, 37, revealed to TV Week magazine on Monday the British billionaire was ‘frightening’ in the boardroom.
‘He was absolutely frightening,’ Jodi said of the businessman. ‘He was as tough as he needed to be, but gave everyone a fair go.’
Thoughts: Actress Jodi Gordon, 37, (L) has revealed what Sir Alan Sugar is really like ahead of Celebrity Apprentice premiere
Jodi, who is supporting Starlight Children’s Foundation on the series, explained she leaned on fellow celebrities Samantha Jade and Bronte Campbell on the show.
‘It was daunting at times, but I managed to raise a lot of money, so I’m proud of myself and thankful to those who supported me,’ she added.
‘I loved working alongside my girls Samantha and Bronte. We had a ball and made the absolute most of it. And the boys were always good for a laugh!’
Tough: ‘He was absolutely frightening,’ Jodi (pictured) said of the businessman. ‘He was as tough as he needed to be, but gave everyone a fair go’
It comes amid talk Jodi has a rough time on the season.
Speaking to Daily Mail Australia in November, a source said the actress ‘burst into tears when she was singled out in front of Lord Sugar for letting her team down’.
The source said the former Home and Away star ‘felt ganged up on’ and ‘thrown under the bus by her all-female team’.
Trouble: Speaking to Daily Mail Australia in November, a source said the actress ‘burst into tears when she was singled out in front of Lord Sugar for letting her team down’
Jodi is set to star alongside a mixture of famous and controversial figures.
The 2022 contestants include motivational speaker Turia Pitt, KIIS FM drive hosts Will McMahon and Woody Whitelaw, and reality star Gamble Breaux.
They will appear alongside retired rugby league footballer Benji Marshall, actor Vince Colosimo, comedian Jean Kittson and TV presenter Darren McMullen.
Model Jarrod Scott, entertainer and political staffer Carla from Bankstown, The Block’s Ronnie Caceres and ex-NRL star Eloni Vunakece will also star on the show.
Coming soon: The 2022 contestants include motivational speaker Turia Pitt, KIIS FM drive hosts Will McMahon and Woody Whitelaw, Olympic gold medallist Bronte Campbell, retired rugby league footballer Benji Marshall. Pictured is the cast