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Joan Rivers, Celebrity Apprentice winner, has died

Celebrity Apprentice winner and Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? star Joan Rivers has died at age 81. Her daughter and fellow Apprentice reality star Melissa Rivers announced her death today, saying that “She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends.” Her death comes one week after Joan stopped breathing and suffered …

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Jillian Michaels calls her GoDaddy ad “tragic”; Joan Rivers says it’s her body

Departing The Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels appeared in ads for GoDaddy that aired during the Super Bowl last night, as did Celebrity Apprentice winner Joan Rivers. Like most of the company’s ads that objectify women for absolutely no reason at all except to be edgy and drive traffic to its web site, the ads …

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Little People’s FCC complaint says Celebrity Apprentice’s “midget” commercial was “highly offensive and obscene”

The Little People of America are encouraging members to file complaints with the FCC over the “highly offensive and obscene” usage of the word “midget” during an episode of The Celebrity Apprentice 2 that aired in April. The organization plans to “use this to our advantage and notify and send a message to other broadcasting …

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Party planner calls Joan Rivers “a monster” and “unprofessional”

The party planner who quit Celebrity Apprentice 2 and caused its finale’s greatest conflict says Joan Rivers is an “unprofessional” “monster,” but also blames her focus on product placement over charity, and the producers’ rules that prevented him from offering creative input. First, on his web site, David Tutera posted a statement that said, in …

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Celebrity Apprentice 2, Amazing Race 14 finales both down from previous seasons

Despite two exceptionally compelling seasons and strong season finales, both The Amazing Race 14 and The Celebrity Apprentice 2 had fewer viewers for their finales than they did in previous seasons. Victor and Tammy’s race win was watched by 10.43 million people, which made it the number-one show at 8 p.m. CBS said in a …

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Joan Rivers wins Celebrity Apprentice 2 after being outraised by Annie Duke

At the end of The Celebrity Apprentice 2, an Oompa Loompa–I mean, an oddly bright orange Donald Trump–chose Joan Rivers as this season’s winner, giving her charity, Gods Love We Deliver, an additional $250,000. Trump’s rationale for choosing Joan over Annie Duke was very after-school special, because when he “hired” Joan, emphasis on the scare …

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