Clay Aiken On Donald Trump: "This Campaign, For Him, Is Not About Being President"

"I feel, in person, he can be very gracious and very nice," says the former "Celebrity Apprentice" cast member.

Clay Aiken thinks Donald Trump's presidential campaign has a little more to do with the Republican nominee's ego than his desire to change the country.

The American Idol contestant appeared on an episode of Netflix's Chelsea this week, alongside other past Celebrity Apprentice contestants Khloe Kardashian, Lisa Lampanelli and Nene Leakes, to discuss what their former reality-show boss is really like.

Aiken felt Trump could be gracious in person, but that he's ultimately a narcissist, adding that he doesn't even think his campaign has anything to do with him wanting to be the president.

"I think it's about having 100% name recognition, about being able to say he won, which I think he will probably do," the openly gay star confessed. "And that's frightening to me."

Based on his own previous experience running for office, Aiken thinks that Trump is tapping into the members of society who are anti-politician and who are looking to elect someone outside the norm.

It's that idea that has him nervous for Democrats, as he doesn't think Hillary Clinton will be able to inspire enough people to get out and vote.

"They will stay home and it will end up being like Brexit in England, where we end up having Donald Trump, a clown president, for four years," he said.

Check out the Chelsea clip below to find out what the rest of the panel has to say about the polarizing politician.

h/t: Hollywood Reporter

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