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06/10/2016 13:10 BST | Updated 06/10/2016 13:26 BST

'The Apprentice' Star Claude Littner Makes Nick Hewer Jibe On 'Good Morning Britain'

'He looked like he was just making faces and didn’t contribute much.'

The Apprentice’ star Claude Littner has made a sly dig at Lord Sugar’s former aide Nick Hewer

Claude, who replaced Nick on the BBC business-based reality show last year, appeared to accuse his predecessor of not doing very much during his 11-year stint. 

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Claude Littner

Appearing on Thursday’s (6 October) ‘Good Morning Britain’, Claude told hosts Ben Shephard and Susanna Reid: “When you saw him on TV he looked like he was just making faces and didn’t contribute much.

“I thought it was a real non-job so I thought I will do the interviews.”

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Nick Hewer (left) was previously Lord Sugar's assistant

Talking about making the switch from appearing in the interview round to becoming an aide, Claude continued: “Actually there’s an awful lot Karen and I do behind the scenes to advise Lord Sugar.

“Without us, he’s got no chance of being in a position to determine who is really the best person to fire.”

A fresh batch of budding entrepreneurs will be competing in a new set of ‘Apprentice’ challenges in the hope of winning a £250,000 investment, following in the footsteps of 2015 winner Joseph Valente.

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Claude appeared on 'Good Morning Britain'

Speaking how the new contestants fared in the first episode, he said: “They are trying their best but that’s not quite often good enough.

“They make a small mistake which has drastic effects.”

‘The Apprentice’ airs tonight at 9pm on BBC One. 

Good Morning Britain’ airs weekdays at 6am on ITV. 

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