So what does Omarosa do for her $179,700 besides directing a “floundering” office? A must-read story has the details.
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Donald Trump promised he’d donate his Apprentice salary to charity, but later said he would not. That’s different than other charitable promises.
The first Apprentice winner, Bill Rancic, will return to reality TV with his own series on Style Network that will follow him and his wife, Giuliana DePandi. Giuliana & Bill will debut in August. Bill and Giuliana met when she interviewed him as part of her job as an E! News anchor; they were engaged… continue reading
Although NBC has abandoned the version of The Apprentice that stars real people in exchange for the celebrity edition, CNBC will soon start broadcasting the U.K.’s non-celebrity version of the show, which some in the U.S. are already fans after watching it online. CNBC announced that it will broadcast it twice every Monday night, at… continue reading
Say what you want about her, but Omarosa Manigault is one of the primary reasons why The Celebrity Apprentice is so entertaining. While she’s one of the few people willing to pick fights and make the show more entertaining, she also reveals that she walked away from the experience with strong friendships–but no showmance. Omarosa… continue reading
Original Apprentice winner Bill Rancic and E! News’ Giuliana DePandi were engaged to be married on Friday. They’ll are “[planning] to wed in late 2007 in the south of Italy, where DePandi grew up,” according to People. The magazine reports that the couple “first met when DePandi interviewed Rancic … more than two years ago…. continue reading
A 30-year-old man is suing Mark Burnett for “improper business practices and ethics” and for defamation, slander, and libel. Oh, and probably for attention. Nicholas Christakis wasn’t cast for the first season of The Apprentice, but he did make the finals. He “claims in his federal civil action that Burnett ‘defamed, slandered and libeled’ him… continue reading
The man who sued in federal and state court claiming that the idea for Apprentice was his has settled both cases out of court. Mark Bethea and Velocity Entertainment Group settled their claims against Mark Burnett, Donald Trump, and NBC, but his lawyers “declined to disclose terms of the settlement,” according to the AP. Late… continue reading
Janice Dickinson may have an unlikely ally in her war against Omarosa. “Cop Killer” rapper and Law & Order: SVU actor Ice-T told Lloyd Grove, “I’ll tell you who I don’t like: Omarosa. That b- is not supposed to be famous. Being somebody in the business, you have a lot of admiration for people because… continue reading
Bill Rancic, the original Apprentice, has already renewed his contract with the Trump Organization once. But when the extension expires in March, Bill says he’s ready to move on. He told attendees at a conference in Malaysia, “That will probably be it for me. I’m gonna go out and start another business of my own…. continue reading
Bill Rancic writing a children’s book. Although he was recently rehired by Donald Trump, original Apprentice winner Bill Rancic has so much free time between his media appearances that he’s writing yet another book. (His first is You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life from the Winner of The Apprentice.) The new tome… continue reading
Bill Rancic made $12,000 a month his first year with Trump, will earn more now. Original Apprentice winner Bill Rancic recently came to the end of his year-long employment with the Trump Organization, but he negotiated with Donald Trump and will be sticking around for a second year. After taxes were taken out of his… continue reading
Apprentice’s Katrina exposed on runway. Katrina Campins’ post-Apprentice life as a model isn’t going to well. During Miami’s Fashion Week, Katrina was modeling an outfit for Tommy Hilfiger. And she “walked the entire length of the runway not realizing that both breasts had popped out of the button-down shirt she was wearing,” Knight Ridder reports…. continue reading
Bill Rancic works at Wendy’s. Oh, how the apprentice has fallen. After being dissed at Sundance, Donald Trump’s original Apprentice is now working at Wendy’s. As an AP photo shows, Bill Rancic stuffed food into bags at the counter. And he also put in hours at Home Depot. But don’t start sending Bill your spare… continue reading
reality TV Fear Factor airs tonight; Omarosa, FOX News anchor fight on air. Tonight’s final sweeps edition of Fear Factor features a cast of reality TV all-stars, and by “all-stars,” I mean C-listers who weren’t currently shooting a season of The Real World/Road Rules Challenge or wandering the streets of LA asking to borrow a… continue reading