Junior Apprentice

Fired Junior Apprentice contestant Hibah Ansary has said she has “no regrets” after leaving the BBC show so early.

Ansary was fired by Lord Sugar after being a part of the losing team’s effort to sell camping furniture under project manager Adam Eliaz.

“The experience I had during my time on Junior Apprentice can only be described as the best experience of my life,” she said. “On the one side, I enjoyed the tasks and the competitive nature of the show, as I felt the challenges really stretched me and pushed me to be the best I could be.

“But apart from the hard work, I found the tasks themselves so fun to be involved in, especially task two, as it really got creative juices flowing.”

The 16-year-old also described the experience of living away from home with the other contestants on the show.

“Living with nine complete strangers was such a fun and exciting experience,” she said. “I think the reason I particularly found my time on the show interesting was because all the contestants were [in] the same age group, so [we] could relate to one another a lot more, which is maybe an advantage to the main series.

“My time on the show was challenging but rewarding and even though I would have loved to get further in the show, I wouldn’t have changed anything. No regrets!”

Source: Digital Spy

BBC’s Junior Apprentice has been given a start date.

The new spin-off series, which will feature contestants aged 16 and 17 only, is due to screen on BBC on Wednesday 12 May.

Up for grabs is not the high profile job of the original series, but a £25,000 cash prize which would be put towards the winning contestant’s future plans.

The show will feature an even split of five boys and five girls and is set to run for six weeks kicking off at 9pm on BBC One.

The series was commissioned by the BBC last year, with Apprentice boss Lord Sugar assigning top businesswoman Karren Brady and Nick Hewer to keep an eye on the youngsters.

Source: Digital Spy

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