Before announcing his candidacy for president, Donald Trump was the host of the hit reality show on NBC called "The Apprentice." Following Trump's departure, movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger was hired to take his place, but the president-elect isn't that impressed.

Trump on Arnold

For 14 seasons, Donald Trump sat behind the desk on "The Apprentice," while making the catch phrase "You're Fired" famous. The program quickly became the number one show on television, and was a must-watch for millions of people.

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When Trump decided to run for president, it became clear that the billionaire real estate mogul's time on television was coming to an end. To fill the void, NBC hired blockbuster action star, and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger to become the new host. Following the first episode of the new "The New Celebrity Apprentice," Trump decided to offer his thoughts during a January 6 post on Twitter.

"Wow, the ratings are in and Arnold Schwarzenegger got 'swamped' (or destroyed) by comparison to the ratings machine, DJT," Donald Trump wrote on Twitter early Friday morning, before noting, "So much for being a movie star-and that was season 1 compared to season 14." In a follow-up tweet, Trump added, "Now compare him to my season 1.

But who cares, he supported Kasich & Hillary."

Despite being a Republican, Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't back Donald Trump in the general election, and supported Ohio Gov. John Kasich during the Republican primary. The star of "The Terminator" has been known as a moderate Republican, breaking from the party on key issues like climate change and his support for same-sex marriage.

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Trump's claim

Donald Trump is correct in his claim that the ratings for "The New Celebrity Apprentice" are down with Arnold Schwarzenegger as the new host. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show is down 35 percent in the key demographic of adults between the ages of 18-49, pulling in a rating of 1.9, with a total of 4.9 million viewers.

"The New Celebrity Apprentice" can be seen on Monday night's at 9 p.m. on NBC.

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