Pam Bondi

Passing on a Reality TV Show, Endorsing a Reality TV Candidate
Florida AG Pam Bondi's support revives controversy over Trump U

Bondi introduces Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Tampa on Monday. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

When she was an assistant state attorney, Pam Bondi says she was approached by TV producers with an offer to star in her own reality show, and over the years, has turned down multiple job offers from cable news, too.  

The 50-year-old Republican did, however, make national news on Monday by endorsing reality TV veteran Donald Trump for president ahead of her state's Tuesday primary: “Donald and I have been friends for many years,” she said at a rally in Tampa, where he called her “the most popular person in Florida, by far."