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Trump is reportedly eyeing a return to reality TV

Even after leaving office, President Trump may not have to stop dramatically firing people.

Since first becoming president, Trump has "confided to close associates that he misses hosting The Apprentice and The Celebrity Apprentice on NBC," The Daily Beast reports, and now, he's apparently actively eyeing a return to reality television after his time in the White House is over.

Trump and Mark Burnett, the creator of The Apprentice, have been "pitching each other details on potential TV projects to be filmed after the Trump presidency," The Daily Beast writes. One idea would evidently be a politics-themed version of The Apprentice called The Apprentice: White House, which would "take full advantage of Trump's status as a former president of the United States and a newfound Republican kingmaker." One person told the Beast there have been "several discussions" about this potential show, and another confirmed it was talked about but "the conversation did not go far."

Burnett himself is denying the report, with a spokesperson saying he and Trump "have not discussed making television shows in any shape or form."

A return to reality TV for Trump would make sense, though, considering how often he has waxed nostalgic about his time on NBC, not to mention the fact that even while president, he still found the time to obsess over The Apprentice's ratings under new host Arnold Schwarzenegger. Trump's quest for that Emmy he feels he was so unjustly denied may be far from finished.