Billy Bush’s career has not quite recovered after the 2005 tape of him and Donald Trump was leaked. Bush says that he has changed since that day and is grateful that he got a chance to mend his ways. He finds it ironic that while he got fired, Trump went on to become President of the United States.
Billy Bush, whose remarks in a conversation with Donald Trump, parted ways with NBC’s Today in October 2016. Who is Billy Bush? He is a radio and television host, whose career was on an upswing before the 2016 presidential campaign. Though Trump went on to hold the highest position of power in the country, Bush’s career did not fare so well. Learn more about him right here in our Billy Bush wiki.
Bush Regrets His Actions
Where is Billy Bush now? He recently broke his silence in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter saying, “Looking back on what was said on that bus, I wish I had changed the topic. [Trump] liked TV and competition. I could’ve said, ‘Can you believe the ratings on whatever?’ But I didn’t have the strength of character to do it.” Bush said that he didn’t know if Trump regrets the comment, but does not agree with the current president saying it was just “locker room” talk. “I’m in a lot of locker rooms, I am an athlete, and no, that is not the type of conversation that goes on or that I’ve participated in,” said Bush. Billy Bush’s interview is the first time in seven months that he has spoken to the media.
A Truncated Net Worth
Billy Bush’s family includes two former U.S. Presidents. Billy Bush’s wife is Sydney Davis, whom he married on April 4, 1998. The couple has three daughters named Josephine “Josie,” Mary, and Lillie. Billy Bush’s net worth is an impressive $9.0 million, but there are doubts if it can grow. Since his forceful resignation from NBC, Bush has not been seen. Some fear that Bush’s career might be over due to his monumental mistake.
Fans are Hopeful for His Return
Bush says that he took advice on how to turn this experience into a positive learning moment saying, “I’m not grateful for the moment. But I’m grateful for what I’ve got out of it. I’m grateful that it hit me all the way to my core.” He is hoping to make a return to TV, something that some fans would also like to see. Whether or not opening up about his scandal will help his career is yet to be seen.