Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman compared the cast of "Celebrity Big Brother" to her former colleagues at the White House in the season's debut episode Wednesday.
Manigault-Newman, who is now starring in the show, said that both the cast and her former White House coworkers would "stab her in the back" if given the chance.
"There's a lot of people that want to stab me in the back, kind of similar to the White House," she said. "The one thing I learned from politics is you have to learn how to watch your own back, and in some cases, you have to watch your front too."
In her cast member introduction, Manigault-Newman said that lessons she learned working for Trump would serve her well on the show.
“I am a reality TV legend. I am most famous for the first season of 'The Apprentice' and then I had an opportunity to work in Washington in the Trump White House. The one thing that I learned from politics is you have to know how to watch your own back — and in some instances, you gotta watch your front too,” she said.
“After the very interesting year I’ve had, I’m actually looking forward to being away from … the press. I’m pretty sure that the world doesn’t know that I am a 'Big Brother' superfan. As I enter into the 'Big Brother' house, as challenges come my way, I will seek to overcome each and every one of them,” she added.
Manigault-Newman previously starred on NBC's "The Apprentice" during President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump MORE's time as the reality show's host. The two maintained a working relationship after the season ended, CNN reports, and created a dating show called "The Ultimate Merger" in 2010.
The reality star returned to NBC in 2013 for "The Celebrity Apprentice" alongside celebrities such as Meat Loaf and Gary Busey.