‘Half the amenities weren’t working’: Navid Sole of The Apprentice said the show’s £17million mansion was like living in a prison, with contestants slumming in ‘tiny’ beds. say you’re forced
The Apprentice contestant Navid Sole compared life in the show’s opulent £17 million mansion to being in prison.
The 27-year-old, who competed in last year’s series, admitted that the seemingly exclusive residence was far from luxurious living and felt more like a “military camp.”
Speaking to The Sun, Navid said many of the home’s facilities didn’t work and contestants were forced to slum in small, uncomfortable beds.
Candid: The Apprentice contestant Navid Sole compared life in the show’s gorgeous £17m mansion to being in prison
He said: ‘It’s a multi-million pound mansion, but half the amenities weren’t working and we couldn’t fix them.
“The lighting was terrible. Some lights didn’t turn on and off. There was a broken sauna and steam room.”
The BBC is reportedly spending £100,000 a month to house contestants in a paid space on Bishop’s Avenue, known as Billionaire’s Row in Hampstead, north London.
Commenting on his less than stellar sleep, Navid added: I’m someone who needs 4 pillows and 2 duvets.It felt like I was in a military camp.
Accommodation: The 27-year-old, who competed in last year’s series, admitted that the seemingly exclusive residence was far from luxurious living and felt more like a “military camp.”
According to Navid, contestants endured tough living conditions during the show, including a 4 a.m. wake-up call and 20 minutes of prep time.
Applicants also stated that competitors were only allowed one five-minute phone call with their family once a week, with a chaperone standing nearby with a stopwatch to ensure no one wasted their time. I’m here.
A spokesperson for the show said: “Due care to our candidates is of utmost importance to us.
“We take the welfare of everyone involved with Apprentice very seriously and have implemented thorough and robust measures to ensure that everyone feels supported.
“We have a dedicated welfare team that is there to support candidates through the process.”
He said: ‘It’s a multi-million pound mansion, but half the amenities weren’t working and they didn’t fix them. What the heck is that like?’
Navid was eliminated in week 3 of last year’s show before appearing on Celebs Go Dating.
He recently claimed to be proud to be a virgin and also said he had never dated before.
he said: what i really care about.
Navid added that he never goes to nightclubs for the sole purpose of finding someone to sleep with, and said he wanted his time to lose his virginity to be “memorable”.