Donald Trump Tries To Halt ‘The Apprentice’ Hitting The Big Screen With Cease & Desist Demand; “Fair & Balanced” Producers Say Of Film

May 25, 2024

“It is a concoction of lies that repeatedly defames President Trump and constitutes direct foreign interference in America’s elections,” the three-page correspondence adds, with a reference to The Apprentice‘s funding from Canada (where the movie was shot), Ireland and elsewhere. “President Trump reserves all rights.”Pornography and otherwise note obscenity aside, it should be stated that the Supreme Court has long viewed and ruled that films are protected by the First Amendment. Then again, with a trio of Trump appointees on the high court, that outlook could change under this activist conservative SCOTUS. — Ali Abbasi (@_aliabbasi_) April 11, 2024News of the cease and desist letter was first reported today by Variety. Having said that, a cease and desist letter is not much more than a warning shot across the bow of any potential defendant, and means little without an actual court filing.