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The Apprentice star Shama Amin quits show due to painful health condition

The Apprentice hopeful Shama Amin has decided to leave the competition because of health concerns. The 41 year old suffers with rheumatoid arthritis — a painful condition that causes swelling and stiffness in the joints from the immune system attacking cells in these areas.

Shama has found it difficult as a result to meet the physical demands of the show and let Lord Alan Sugar know of her decision to quit after careful consideration and clear disappointment. In scenes that will air in this week's episode, Shama tells the businessman: “I would just like to say something, Lord Sugar if that’s OK.

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She continues: “Because of medical reasons, due to this process being so physically demanding, despite the efforts the whole team has made to support me, I’ve had to make a difficult decision to leave the process.” Lord Sugar shares the candidate’s disappointment at exiting the show in his response, saying: “Well Shama, I’m really sad to hear that. I wish you and your family all the best for the future.” Rheumatoid arthritis often develops in someone's teen years or twenties and is more common in women compared to men.The condition is suggested to be genetically passed on and can be generated by the most minor infection.

Before appearing on The Apprentice, Bradford-born Shama’s time was fully occupied with managing a children’s day nursery as well as looking after her own five children at home. Introducing herself on the BBC show, she told viewers she is outspoken, loyal and a determined worker, ready to prove that she

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The Apprentice hopeful Shama Amin has decided to leave the competition because of health concerns. The 41 year old suffers with rheumatoid arthritis — a painful condition that causes swelling and stiffness in the joints from the immune system attacking cells in these areas.
The Apprentice star Lord Alan Sugar has revealed that he suffered a broken septum after following the "harrowing" coronavirus protocols that were needed to film the latest series of the popular BBC show.The 16th series is set to air on January 6 as contestants battle it out to receive a £250,000 investment from the business magnate, 74.But in a new interview, the Hackney native has told how he was left with a broken septum after adhering to Covid protocols that included rigorous testing.The TV personality detailed the requirements that were necessary for the show's 16th season to go ahead.Lord Sugar also revealed the jaw-dropping number of Covid tests he's done in preparation for filming the show.He said: "The Covid protocol was harrowing, to make it simple."I think my last count I’ve done 79 Covid tests," he admitted.The business mogul told The Mirror and other publications: "I haven’t got Covid but I’ve got a broken septum in my nose here."His co-star, business executive Karren Brady, also had her say on working within strict Covid rules, explaining that they were necessary to keep everyone safe.She said: "I think it was a mammoth task in itself, keeping everybody safe, that was the priority of the production team and everybody who was involved."She went on to reveal that social distancing, mask-wearing and constant testing were all measures taken even when the cameras weren't filming.Lord Sugar's comments come after he hit out at former Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan, following his remarks about this year's honours list.Piers told his 7.9 million Twitter followers how "disappointed" he was that he wasn't included on the list and "will have to wait" for his turn.He wrote: "Very disappointed not to have

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The Apprentice star Lord Alan Sugar has revealed that he suffered a broken septum after following the "harrowing" coronavirus protocols that were needed to film the latest series of the popular BBC show.The 16th series is set to air on January 6 as contestants battle it out to receive a £250,000 investment from the business magnate, 74.But in a new interview, the Hackney native has told how he was left with a broken septum after adhering to Covid protocols that included rigorous testing.The TV personality detailed the requirements that were necessary for the show's 16th season to go ahead.Lord Sugar also revealed the jaw-dropping number of Covid tests he's done in preparation for filming the show.He said: "The Covid protocol was harrowing, to make it simple."I think my last count I’ve done 79 Covid tests," he admitted.The business mogul told The Mirror and other publications: "I haven’t got Covid but I’ve got a broken septum in my nose here."His co-star, business executive Karren Brady, also had her say on working within strict Covid rules, explaining that they were necessary to keep everyone safe.She said: "I think it was a mammoth task in itself, keeping everybody safe, that was the priority of the production team and everybody who was involved."She went on to reveal that social distancing, mask-wearing and constant testing were all measures taken even when the cameras weren't filming.Lord Sugar's comments come after he hit out at former Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan, following his remarks about this year's honours list.Piers told his 7.9 million Twitter followers how "disappointed" he was that he wasn't included on the list and "will have to wait" for his turn.He wrote: "Very disappointed not to have