Former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman is releasing a “explosive, jaw-dropping account” of her time serving President Donald Trump in the White House.
Gallery Books announced on Thursday morning that Newman is releasing a “tell-all” book titled “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House,” according to The Washington Post. The book hits shelves on Aug. 14.
Manigault Newman left her job as the Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in December, after nearly 15 years as a member of Trump’s inner circle. She first made a name for herself on Trump’s reality show “The Apprentice” and went on to become a staffer for the president.
Manigault Newman is not the first former Trump staffer to pen a book about her experiences. Sean Spicer is on a national tour for his book, “The Briefing,” while Anthony Scaramucci is scheduled to release his book “Trump, the Blue-Collar President” in October. However, unlike her former colleagues, who have spoken positively of their experiences in the White House, Manigault Newman has a darker story to tell, according to The Washington Post.
Her departure from the White House was filled with drama, with some outlets reporting that she had been fired and that Secret Service members physically dragged her from White House premises after she refused to leave. (Manigault Newman, the Secret Service, and the White House all denied these reports). She compared leaving the administration to “being freed off a planation” during an appearance on “Celebrity Big Brother.”
She has also described the challenges of being the highest-profile African American in the Trump administration — which is often criticized for its lack of diversity.
“As the only African-American woman in this White House, as a senior staff and assistant to the president, I have seen things that have made me uncomfortable, that have upset me, that have affected me deeply and emotionally, that has affected my community and my people,” she told The Hollywood Reporter in December. “It is a profound story that I know the world will want to hear.”