“People still stop me in the street and say ‘You’re the tights lady!’” she laughs. “People have decided that’s what I’m known as and I’m happy with that.”
The 25-year old, whose personal motto is “it’s nice to be important, but it’s important to be nice,” is certainly very pleasant to talk to. From her apparently fearless TV appearance – which involved a number of heated exchanges with fellow contestants – I’m preparing myself for Miller to perhaps be a little difficult. This is a woman who knows how to fight her corner. A lady who doesn’t take prisoners. But instead she’s charm personified: supremely polished in her delivery, speaking decisively and repeatedly using my name. We begin by discussing The Apprentice. How did she cope with that level of exposure?
“Nothing prepares you for what it will be like. You kind of know people will recognise you when you walk down the street and that there’ll be some social media interest, but nothing prepares you for the good, the bad and the ugly.”
The “ugly” involved claims by disabled law graduate Ella Bennett that Miller stole her idea for the bespoke tights two years before she brought the idea to Lord Sugar.
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