You’re Fired: Odds slashed on BBC sacking Lord Sugar following Senegal tweet

He’s never one to shy away from controversy, but the money says the tweet could lead to Lord Sugar being shown the boardroom door from his own show…


We have slashed the odds on Lord Alan Sugar being sacked from The Apprentice following an inflammatory tweet about the Senegal World Cup team.

The now-deleted tweet has seen his odds tumble from 20/1 into EVENS for the BBC to announce that he will not appear on the next series of the show.

He is also rated at 5/1 to delete his Twitter account before the end of the year, despite saying he ‘can’t see what he has to apologise for’ in a follow-up tweet.

Asked about the controversy spokesman Paddy Power said: “It looks like we could be saying YOU’RE FIRED to Alan Sugar today, after posting a tweet referring to the Senegal national team as beach touts.

“His odds of cancelling his account altogether are shortening, too, which would give us all a break from his musings.”


EVENS   BBC to announce he will not appear on The Apprentice
5/1         To delete his Twitter account before the end of the year

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* All odds correct at time of posting. 

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