"Celebrity Apprentice's" Omarosa: I'm Suing La Toya Jackson Over Michael Clarke Duncan Crack

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    File photo: Actor Michael Clarke Duncan (L) and television personality Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth on August 28, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Duncan passed away in September, 2012.

    The most shocking boardroom decision ever made on "Celebrity Apprentice" may result in a lawsuit.

    After La Toya Jackson was fired on the show's March 17 episode, she cracked during her complimentary cab ride away from Donald Trump's lair that ex-teammate Omarosa had probably "pulled the plug" on fiance Michael Clarke Duncan. (The actor died in September, two months after suffering a major heart attack.)

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    And that's not sitting well with the woman who's said to be the nastiest reality-TV villain of all time.

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    "She said really nasty things about Michael. She said 'he had a heart attack and I know that she caused it. He was on life support and she went and pulled the plug,'" Omarosa said this morning on The Howard Stern Show when asked why she was planning to sue La Toya.

    Howard questioned whether La Toya's comments were actionable or not, but Omarosa said that they were in this case because the Jackson family sister had "repeated it subsequently" on various talk shows since shooting "Celebrity Apprentice" back in October.

    "I mean, do you really want people to think that you harmed the person that you loved?" Omarosa asked, noting that she would be suing for emotional distress, for starters.

    Asked "for the record" by Howard if she had indeed "pulled the plug," Omarosa replied, "God no, I loved that man...She's sick and demented. The lawsuit is going forward. We gave her the time to retract it and now we'll both be spending money on lawyers."

    Contacted by E! News for comment, La Toya's rep said they had no knowledge of any such lawsuit.

    Omarosa also said Tuesday that her camp had received a letter from La Toya's lawyers saying that her comments were "the producers' fault."