Hillary Clinton "begged" Tom Arnold to release "racist clips of Donald Trump", the actor claims
Tom Arnold claimed the Democrat candidate called him two days before the election about the alleged racist tapes.
Mr Arnold told Australian comedian Nazeem Hussain: "Hillary Clinton called me two days before the election and said 'please release that. The weight of the free world is on your shoulders’.”
The actor, who starred alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in True Lies, made the comments on the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here set in South Africa.
Hillary Clinton called me two days before the election and said 'please release that. The weight of the free world is on your shoulders’
Show hosts Chris Brown and Julia Morris pressed the actor on the issue following his elimination.
Mr Arnold said: “When it first circulated around Hollywood, Donald Trump was never going to be president. I hope when I find out what is going on, I hope he is not president any more. I will be happy if America is still there.”
Mr Arnold later said the tapes would not have changed the election result.
Tom Arnold claimed he had the tapes last year
He said: “We’ve already heard him talking about sexually assaulting women, and that didn’t make a difference to the election”.
The actor claimed during his stint on the reality show that he had known Mr Trump for 30 years.
Describing the US president, Mr Arnold said: “He is sexist, he’s racist but I consider him a kind of joke.
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"I have friends that are real billionaires, that are real and I always considered him a phoney about that.”
Mr Arnold first claimed he had incriminating tapes last year.
He claimed he had outtakes from The Apprentice showing Mr Trump saying every bad thing ever, every offensive, racist thing ever."
Mrs Clinton is yet to respond to Mr Arnold’s claims.
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