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Rod Blagojevich Convicted Of Lying To The FBI

8/18/2010 8:29am EDT
Rod Blagojevich
Politician-turned-reality TV star Rod Blagojevich has been convicted of lying to the FBI.

The former Illinois Governor and "Celebrity Apprentice" star was charged with bribery, extortion and conspiracy among other counts, but he was found guilty on only one of 24 counts on Tuesday after a jury deliberated for 14 days.

Blagojevich was arrested in December, 2008 and charged with attempts to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery. Lawmakers alleged that he took part in a scheme to "auction off" President Barack Obama's vacated United States Senate seat to the highest bidder.

'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Fan Favorite Bret Michaels Is Hired

5/24/2010 12:35pm EDT
Bret michaels
We came in with two big questions. Would Bret Michaels appear at the live finale? Who would be named “The Celebrity Apprentice?” Early on we got the first answer and as soon as we knew he would be in attendance, it wasn’t hard to guess that Bret Michaels would eventually win the coveted title.

The first hour of the episode was devoted to seeing Bret and runner-up Holly Robinson Peete complete their final task. However, since the results of this challenge were minimally discussed and totally irrelevant to Trump’s decision, it was really just an hour-long Snapple commercial.

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'Celebrity Apprentice' Week 4 Recap: Rod Blagojevich Gets Fired... Again

4/5/2010 4:12pm EDT
Blagojevich Gets Fired
This week, “The Celebrity Apprentice” was all about Muggles and Wizards and bringing the magical and political worlds together in a way that only Donald Trump can.

After Darryl Strawberry’s boardroom suicide, Trump brings everyone back in to select their Project Manager’s for the next task. Rod “disgraced governor” Blagojevich and Selita “Victoria Secret Something” Ebanks accept the dubious honor and are told that in an ‘Apprentice’ first, they’ll be separated from their team. An elaborate game of hide & seek perhaps?

Rod and Selita take a limo to Trump’s private plane and we learn that l...

Darryl Strawberry Heads For Home: 'Celebrity Apprentice' Week 3 Recap

3/29/2010 12:19pm EDT
Darryl Strawberry
On Week 3 of "The Celebrity Apprentice" the task is to create a 4-page advertorial for a Norton 360 and LifeLock product bundle. This snooze-fest of a challenge doesn't exactly get either team's creative juices fired up, and even a surprising twist in the boardroom feels like a reaction to what a big old bore it was. But I'm getting ahead of myself...

Before we even get to the challenge, we see WWE's Maria give a $20,000 check to the Make-A-Wish foundation via a child in the program whose wish is - can you guess? - to meet Donald Trump! Of course, young John Paul's wish will be granted an...

Celebrity Apprentice Recap: Sinbad's Voyage Ends

3/22/2010 10:05am EDT
The Celebrity Apprentice
After a ‘Rock Solid’ victory last week, the Women of ‘Tenacity’ hope to score a win on this week’s Kodak sponsored task. The assignment is to create a storefront experience for Kodak and re-launch Kodak Moments. Rod Blagojevich pimps Sinbad into being Project Manager for the men’s team, and Former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis will take on the role for the women’s team.

Maria jumps right in with wrestling ideas and a lot of energy. Sharon Osbourne, on the other hand is sidelined due to illness. Cyndi wins points for naming the experience “Share Kodak Moments: Celebrate the Champion in You” befor...

'The Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Money Changes Everything

3/15/2010 9:45pm EDT
Celebrity Apprentice
Donald Trump is back with celebrities, “celebrities," and a disgraced politician for the third installment of "The Celebrity Apprentice." He reminds us that the show is not just about giving has-beens a chance to be on TV; it’s also about raising money for their favorite charities. Of course, philanthropy is best served as a side dish to the drama of reality TV, so Trump will "fire" someone each week.

This year's cast of characters boasts Reality TV man-whore Bret Michaels, Olympian Michael Johnson, Sinbad, someone named Goldberg, Baseball Star Darryl Strawberry, Celeb Chef Curtis Stone, a...

Preview: Expect Lots Of Drama And Excitement In 'The Celebrity Apprentice'

3/13/2010 12:00pm EST
Celebrity Apprentice
Donald Trump is back with the third season of The Celebrity Apprentice, premiering on NBC Sunday, March 14th at 9:00 pm. This season’s celebrities promise to bring a lot of drama and head-butting to the boardroom just like the previous casts. Competing this year are baseball player Darryl Strawberry, singer Cyndi Lauper, reality show star Sharon Osbourne, runner Michael Johnson, actress Holly Robinson Peete, wrestler Bill Goldberg, comedian and writer Carol Leifer, comedian Sinbad, swimmer Summer Sanders, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, wrestler Maria Kanellis, chef Curtis Stone, ...

Your 15 minutes Are Over! Go The #$%@ Away!

2/20/2010 9:00am EST
Your 15 minutes are over! Go the #$%@ Away!
Their fame should be over, finito, finished, kaput - but apparently these celebs didn't get the memo. Check out the stars that have hijacked the spotlight and won't let go, even if America begs them to disappear.

Anyone and Everyone Involved in the Jon and Kate Saga

That includes you, Hailey Glassman. Apparently desperate to stay in the public eye, Kate Gosselin still shows up on "The View" and somehow snags the cover of People mag with a story on her new hairdo. If the most interesting thing about someone is that they went to the hairdresser, then there's definitely a problem.

But m...