Omarosa Manigault Says She Recorded White House Conversations to ‘Protect’ Herself

08/13/2018 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

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Omarosa Manigault’s tell-all book, Unhinged, is out, and White House secrets are pouring over like spilled milk. And it’s all thanks to Trump’s former staffer and Celebrity Apprentice personality.

Manigault joined Donald Trump’s administration as the Director of Communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison focusing on African-American outreach after the tycoon won the 2016 election. She’s been an avid supporter of 45 since her television days, and never hesitated to show her loyalty to Trump and his cause until she was fired from her position last December.

Now that she’s been kicked off Trump’s island, Omarosa is coming forward with information from the White House that was shared behind closed doors – and she’s got receipts!

Omarosa sat down exclusively with the Today show this morning, and shared a recorded conversation that took place between herself and Trump after White House chief of staff John Kelly told her she was fired.

According to the tape, Trump had no idea the business-savvy personality was let go from his staff. Omarosa said she’s not certain if he was lying or not, but she is certain that he lies often.

When asked why she joined his administration, Omarosa said, “I thought he would take his oath of office seriously. That he would be committed to advancing this country.”

The former reality TV star wouldn’t share how she was able to record her conversations – and in fact tells Today’s Savannah Guthrie to user her “imagination” to figure out how the recordings were made. She went on to say she is going to be the one to blow the whistle on the corruption going on in the White House.

Watch her full Today show interview below.