Apprentice hopeful Shama Amin has quit the show due to the pain she faces with her rheumatoid arthritis.
In scenes set to air on this week's episode, the businesswoman, 41, tells Lord Alan Sugar that she has 'made the difficult decision to leave the process' as the physical demands have become too much when paired with her condition.
Rheumatoid arthritis occurs when the immune system turns on the body and attacks cells that line the joints. The condition often hits in teens or 20s, can be linked to genetics and is more common in women than men.
Shama, who hales from Bradford and owns her own