The Apprentice 2011: Leon Doyle gets fired after disastrous performance in French sales task


The Apprentice 2011: Leon Doyle gets fired after disastrous performance in French sales task

Au revoir! Leon Doyle is latest to get fired from The Apprentice after disastrous performance in French sales task

10:35 PM on 22nd June 2011

Au revoir! Leon Doyle became the latest candidate to be fired from The Apprentice tonight after his disastrous performance in a French selling task

Au revoir! Leon Doyle became the latest candidate to be fired from The Apprentice tonight after his disastrous performance in a French selling task

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You”re fired: Lord Sugar wasn”t impressed with the fact that Leon was so meek on the task

Who should go: Leon, Tom and Melody were the three who faced Lord Sugar

Who should go: Leon, Tom and Melody were the three who faced Lord Sugar”s wrath in the boardroom

Briefing: Lord Sugar, Karren Brady and Nick Hewer met the candidates at St Pancras International to give them their next task

Briefing: Lord Sugar, Karren Brady and Nick Hewer met the candidates at St Pancras International to give them their next task

Where are we going The candidates correctly predicted that they would be going somewhere in Europe for the task

Where are we going The candidates correctly predicted that they would be going somewhere in Europe for the task

I like this one: Faced with a room full of products they could sell, Tom picked up a bone china teapot lamp

I like this one: Faced with a room full of products they could sell, Tom picked up a bone china teapot lamp

Child sized: Susan tests out a childrens beanbag for size

Child sized: Susan tests out a childrens beanbag for size

Off to Paris: Jim and Helen headed off on the Eurostar for their team, while the other two stayed in England to decide on the products

Off to Paris: Jim and Helen headed off on the Eurostar for their team, while the other two stayed in England to decide on the products

Taking control: While Melody and Leon headed into Paris on the Eurostar, it was clear to see which of them would be taking charge of the task

Taking control: While Melody and Leon headed into Paris on the Eurostar, it was clear to see which of them would be taking charge of the task

Selling: Melody proved a tough salesman as she pitched the products, while Leon took a back seat

Selling: Melody proved a tough salesman as she pitched the products, while Leon took a back seat

Frantic: Jim and Zoe run to find shops which might want their products

Frantic: Jim and Zoe run to find shops which might want their products

Here we go: Tom and Natasha walked into the La Redoute pitch with their teapot lamp covered in a Union Jack flag

Here we go: Tom and Natasha walked into the La Redoute pitch with their teapot lamp covered in a Union Jack flag

Non: But the team weren

Non: But the team weren”t impressed when Tom told them they could order as little as 10 units

See, I fit! Susan demonstrates the child

See, I fit! Susan demonstrates the child”s carseat/backpack as she pitches to La Redoute

Are you sure you only want 100 Jim and Zoe sell some of their universal phone grips to an independent retailer

Are you sure you only want 100 Jim and Zoe sell some of their universal phone grips to an independent retailer

Pressure: With just minutes to go, Tom appeared to find the stress difficult to cope with

Pressure: With just minutes to go, Tom appeared to find the stress difficult to cope with

Panic: Susan and Helen also looked stressed as the task drew to a close

Panic: Susan and Helen also looked stressed as the task drew to a close

Who to save Lord Sugar tried to decide who should be saved out of Melody and Tom

Who to save Lord Sugar tried to decide who should be saved out of Melody and Tom

Safe: In the end Lord Sugar saved Melody because of her ruthlessness but said Tom only had one more chance Safe: In the end Lord Sugar saved Melody because of her ruthlessness but said Tom only had one more chance

Safe: In the end Lord Sugar saved Melody because of her ruthlessness but said Tom only had one more chance

Scream! Susan and Helen certainly appeared to be enjoying the flying lesson they were given as a treat for their victory Scream! Susan and Helen certainly appeared to be enjoying the flying lesson they were given as a treat for their victory

Scream! Susan and Helen certainly appeared to be enjoying the flying lesson they were given as a treat for their victory