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Report: Trump repeatedly called rapper Lil Jon ‘Uncle Tom’

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Donald Trump repeatedly used a racial slur when rapper Lil Jon appeared on his show, even after producers told him it was offensive, the Daily Beast reported. 

{mosads}Sources from “The Apprentice” told the Daily Beast that when Lil Jon dressed up in an Uncle Sam costume for an episode that aired in 2013, Trump began to refer to him as “Uncle Tom” instead, a slur that refers to a black man subservient to white people.  

Producers were exceedingly worried about Trump using the term, especially after talk show host Arsenio Hall caught wind of it, according to the report. 

Trump allegedly refused to accept that the term was offensive when several staffers asked him to stop using it.

Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told told the Daily Beast in a statement: “This is simply untrue.”

In a statement Friday, Lil Jon confirmed that Trump had used the term, but said he stopped when the rapper and others told him it was offensive. 

Updated at 4:33 p.m. Oct. 15.

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