Donald Trump Sued for Age Discrimination

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Rosie O'Donnell, you've got company.

The talk show diva isn't the only one with a bone to pick with Donald Trump: A New Hampshire man is suing the mogul for age discrimination.

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Joseph Hewett, a technology manager, says he didn't make it onto The Apprentice as a contestant because, at 49, he was deemed too old.

Hewett tried out for the show in 2005 but was quickly given the brush-off, he claims in a lawsuit filed in Massachusetts federal court. He wants class-action status for his suit, meaning thousands more rejected applicants could join in as plaintiffs and follow the greedy lead of a certain Oprah Winfrey audience member.

Along with Trump, Hewett names several of his companies and producer Mark Burnett as defendants.

No comment has been reported from the Trump camp. It was probably too busy planning its next Tara Conner press conference.

On Sunday, the seventh season of The Apprentice â€" and its first to be filmed in Los Angeles â€" debuted. Its 18 contestants had been selected from a pool of 18,000 applicants.

On Monday, O'Donnell was due to return to The View after a vacation. She'll be joined by Sherri Shepherd soon.

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So what? A 49-year-old man should not be in the running with 25-35-year-olds. After a certain age, you just aren't qualified to be in the running in that sort of thing anymore. He should accept that. If Trump has standards in which he goes by, that's his prerogative.

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