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Trump Clue: Celebrity Apprentice Irony for Bret Michaels

By Roger Friedman


Don’t keep reading if you don’t want to know what I’m told may happen on what has been a hot season of “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

Sources say that Bret Michaels‘ terrible sudden illness–he is in critical condition because of a brain hemorrhage–is a terrible irony, especially if he’s in for a long recovery.

Donald Trump praised Michaels on Friday, calling him “a great competitor and champion.” The wording was the tip off. Champion means victor, not just “great player.” If they had clues like that on “Lost,” the show would have been over two years ago.

Currently, Michaels is one of the two last men remaining on the show. Celebrity chef Curtis Stone is the other.

But I am told that in the end it’s more likely that Stone’s future with Trump is cooked like a Thanksgiving goose. Michaels. they say, is the odds on favorite to be named the men’s winner. That would make him one of the two finalists for “The Celebrity Apprentice.” This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise; viewers know that Michaels is in the lead.
The shows were pre-taped weeks ago.

“Celebrity Apprentice” is scheduled to air a two hour live episode on Sunday, May 23rd. The last two contestants, one each from the men’s team and the women’s, have to demonstrate why he or she should be the winner.

Another source admitted, “I know it’s Brett and two others toward the end.”

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About Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411.com column in April after 10 years with Fox News where he helped create Foxnews.com. Friedman’s prior experience on the Internet is with MSN’s Cinemania column. Friedman also wrote the Intelligencer column as a contributing editor at "New York Magazine," where he covered the O.J. Simpson criminal trial. In addition, Friedman has been involved in book publishing and filmmaking (Only the Strong Survive). For more about Roger go to Showbiz411.com

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  • April 25, 2010 | Permalink |

    Your analysis is logical because with 2 men and 5 women left, they did what they have done before, brought Sharon and Maria over to the men’s team, and put Curtis on the women’s team with Holly, Cyndi and Summer.

    After tonight, no one was fired because so much money was made by both teams. So, in my opinion, Sharon has been gone too much with her illness and hasn’t shown anything much except her fundraising which still wasn’t as much as the other team. Maria isn’t a strong enough candidate to win. So Bret is the likely finalist. On the other side, several could be a finalist but if no further rebalancing is necessary, which would bring back one of them to challenge Bret, it’s up for grabs who the finalist is to compete with Bret. With the finals coming up May 22, it is unlikely to impossible that Bret could compete. This whole season has been jinxed in my opinion, with Michael and Darryl walking out, Sharon out ill alot, and now Bret, but of course Bret’s health is more important than a TV show…hope he recovers fully. Certainly wishing him the best!

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