“Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.”
“All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with meÑconsciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected.”
ÑThe Daily News, March 24, 2004
The thrice-married Donald has never been shy about being in front of the camera. At times, his nose for publicity outshines his business sense. Why does Trump make the list?
¥ That hair.
¥ The germaphobic Trump considers shaking hands a dirty, “barbaric” ritual.
¥ Lowered the height of the boxing ring for a 1988 title fight between Mike Tyson and Michael Spinks so those in the front rows wouldn’t get stiff necks.
¥ Wrote Surviving at the Top just before his company plunged into bankruptcy.
¥ Engaged in a nasty, name-calling feud with Rosie O’Donnell in the media. Rosie had criticized Trump for presenting himself as a moral authority when he allowed the underage Miss USA, Tara Conner, to retain her crown after she was filmed drinking.