The Apprentice: Courtney lost a lot of fans - and sympathy - when he said winner Alana was 'a baker not a businesswoman'

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Sir Alan Sugar has a new business partner - luxury cake company owner Alana Spencer, who was chosen over novelty gift company owner Courtney Wood.

alana reacts to winning (Screengrab/BBC)
(Screengrab/BBC)

Both finalists were actually pretty popular with viewers right up to the last chat in the boardroom when all of a sudden Courtney started to lose some fans.

In his final pleas for why he should be given the £250,000, he told Sir Alan about Alana: "She's a very creative baker however she's not a businesswoman".

And it did not go down well.

But she had a dignified response and pointed out that her company makes way more profit than his (which he admitted) so she handled it like a pro.

People were chuffed that she came out on top in the end.

Well done, Alana indeed.