"In addition, as Mr. Trump has already indicated, he will not be participating in The Apprentice on NBC."
In a speech announcing his bid for the presidency, the GOP candidate said that immigrants are "bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists, and some, I assume, are good people."
A petition on Change.org asking the network to cut ties with Trump had collected over 200,000 signatures at the time of publication.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2015
Univision, the largest Spanish language network in the United States announced the previous week that they would no longer air the Miss USA and Miss Universe Pageants and would cut all business ties with Trump.
Univision's rival, Telemundo, is owned by a division of NBCUniversal.