Pregnant Michelle Dewberry is on leave while Alan Sugar decides her future

The Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry is said to have been put on ‘gardening leave’ while Sir Alan decides her future.

The 26-year-old, who won the BBC2 show in May, bagged a £100,000 job working for tycoon Alan Sugar.

But stories about her private life, including claims she’s pregnant by fellow contestant Syed Ahmed, are reported to have left Sir Alan furious. And she’s said to be working from home until her boss returns from holiday and can decide her future.

A source close to Michelle told The Sun: ‘Sir Alan made it clear he’s not happy. It wasn’t working out even before she got pregnant.

‘They agreed Michelle will take time off while they sort things out. Her future is in the balance. Sir Alan’s on his yacht and they’ll talk when he returns.’