Donald Trump to "Modern Family's" Danny Zuker: "You are a loser"

The "Celebrity Apprentice" creator defended Sunday night's episode

By Prachi Gupta
Published April 30, 2013 1:20AM (UTC)
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Another day, another opportunity to be called "a loser" by Donald Trump. Today's target: "Modern Family" writer and executive producer Danny Zuker, who pointed out via Twitter that Trump's two-hour "Celebrity Apprentice" episode last night was not quite as successful as Trump says it was:

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NYMag's Joe Adalian pointed out that at 10 PM, the show technically was No. 1 -- but that represents only a chunk of the two-hour episode:

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Zuker, who had to have known he was trolling Trump, then became ensnared in a Twitter battle with the human tramp stamp:


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So, why did Zuker pick on such an easy target?:

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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