David Brock is volunteering to pay for the legal fees of any “Apprentice” producer or staff member who may have their hands on potentially damaging tapes of Donald Trump. Mark Burnett, the television producer behind the reality series who is considered to be a friend of Trump, has warned staff he would not hesitate to sue them if they leaked footage from “The Apprentice,” according to BuzzFeed News.
Brock, the Hillary Clinton ally who runs a network of Democratic groups to help her campaign including Media Matters, responded simply “yes” via email when asked if he’d be willing to back someone financially or legally should they chose to release the tapes. According to Chris Nee, an award-winning screenwriter and producer, a separate non-Apprentice related contract with Burnett said she would have to pay $5 million if she released footage. READ MORE