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Trump's Chance of Getting to 270 Is Shrinking

Polls suggest he's in trouble in crucial states

(Newser) - Friday morning brings another spate of Donald Trump stories. Some of the big ones generating headlines:
  • Trump's path to victory is in trouble based on the latest polls in North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, while the campaign seems to have given up entirely on Virginia. "It's hard
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Trump Out, Schwarzenegger In at Celebrity Apprentice

NBC announces Arnold as new host

(Newser) - With Donald Trump out, Arnold Schwarzenegger is in. NBC has named Schwarzenegger the new host of Celebrity Apprentice, Entertainment Weekly reports, setting off a host of jokes on Twitter about what the action star/former governor's catchphrase will be:
  • @berringer452 : "I guess instead of being fired the contestants will
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NBC Dumps Donald Trump

'Respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values'

(Newser) - Donald Trump apparently doesn't have NBC's vote. This, from the company today: "At NBC, respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our values. Due to the recent derogatory statements by Donald Trump regarding immigrants, NBCUniversal is ending its business relationship with Mr. Trump." The... More »

Trump on Love: Poor Boyfriend? Dump Him

'Celebrity Apprentice' host gives some advice to Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza

(Newser) - Last night on Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump made it clear that his thoughts on love are ... pretty much what you'd expect. The host asked Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza, one of the celebrity competitors, if she has "lots of boyfriends." Upon hearing that she has just one, the... More »

'Smartest' Celeb Apprentice Cast Revealed

And it includes ... Teresa Giudice?

(Newser) - This season's Celebrity Apprentice cast is the smartest ever, according to an executive producer—but that might not really be saying much, considering members include bankrupt Real Housewife Teresa Giudice and mob-daughter-turned-reality-star Victoria Gotti. Even so, "We've never seen such a smart and funny group as this... More »

Celebrity Apprentice: The Winner Is...

...John Rich, in Donald Trump's toughest ruling yet

(Newser) - Spoiler alert! Country singer John Rich went all the way on The Celebrity Apprentice, claiming victory and $250,000 for charity. He was up against actress Marlee Matlin during last night's finale of the NBC reality show. This season of Celebrity Apprentice began in March with 16 contestants, each... More »

What We Learned From Trump

Confrontation is good, media might not be so good

(Newser) - Donald Trump is taking his toys (and his hair) out of the 2012 sandbox and going home to run Celebrity Apprentice, and that has the blogosphere predictably buzzing. A sample of reactions to the Donald's departure:
  • Chris Cillizza, the Washington Post: While "Trump’s Icarus-like rise and fall
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Donald Trump: I'm Not Running

He'll host another season of 'Celebrity Apprentice' instead

(Newser) - It's official: Donald Trump has decided to host another season of the Celebrity Apprentice instead of jumping into the 2012 fray. "I will not be running for president, as much as I'd like to," Trump told reporters at a hotel in New York, according to the... More »

Celeb Apprentice Renewed; NBC Mum on Trump 2012

Exec: Show must go on, regardless of presidential run

(Newser) - NBC is renewing Celebrity Apprentice for the 2011-2012 season—so what does that say about Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions? The network isn’t revealing anything it might know, reports the AP . “We're putting a pin in that for the next 24 hours or so. Things will become... More »

Trump Won't Announce Run on Apprentice After All

It was 'misinformation on his part' network exec says

(Newser) - Donald Trump was just plain fibbing when he said he might announce his presidential run—or at least when he’d be announcing his presidential run—on the season finale of the Celebrity Apprentice, according to NBC. “There will be no announcement,” NBC publicity director Sharon Pannozzo tells... More »

Trump to Make Announcement in May...

... to announce an 'announcement date' for 2012 decision

(Newser) - Say what you will about Donald Trump, but the man knows how to drum up publicity. Conveniently enough, this time he's drumming up publicity both for his possible presidential run and his show, Celebrity Apprentice: A rep confirms to CNN that Trump will make an announcement—sort of—about his... More »

Now Trump's Feuding With Bill Cosby

The Donald slams 'dishonest' Cosby

(Newser) - Feuding with the media apparently isn't enough for Donald Trump—he's now got a beef with Bill Cosby as well. Trump has taken exception to comments made by Cosby on the Today show last week and has issued a statement branding the comedian a two-faced backstabber, TMZ reports. Cosby... More »

Meat Loaf Loses It... Over Art Supplies

'I bought those motherf**king sponges!'

(Newser) - Where else but Celebrity Apprentice can you watch Meat Loaf totally, totally lose it on Gary Busey? The "mother of all meltdowns" happened on last night's episode, sparked by ... art supplies, PopEater notes. Specifically, Meat Loaf's missing art supplies, which he claimed were stolen by Busey. The resulting tantrum... More »

Trump Is Getting Loopier

Gail Collins: The Donald makes wingnuts look sensible by comparison

(Newser) - Donald Trump is now playing the part of a conservative Republican—and birther extraordinaire—but the attention-loving tycoon has previously flirted with the Democrats and might well be declaring his support "for the Alaskan Independence Party or the Whigs" in 2016, writes Gail Collins at the New York Times... More »

Celebrity Apprentice Includes Survivor, Housewife, La Toya

Not to mention former juicer Jose Canseco

(Newser) - Yes, it’s time again for Celebrity Apprentice, and some noteworthy “celebrities” are joining The Donald this time around. E! reports that competitors this season, which starts March 6, include: La Toya Jackson, Dionne Warwick, Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, Dancing With the Stars alum Marlee Matlin, large-lipped Lisa Rinna,... More »

Trump Wants LiLo for Celeb Apprentice

Lindsay on reality TV? Makes sense...

(Newser) - Perhaps you don’t care about Lindsay Lohan, Donald Trump, or Celebrity Apprentice. Nevertheless, the New York Post article combining all three is worth a read if only for one priceless quote: Trump, apparently a Lohan family friend, wants LiLo to compete on the show…and mom Dina says her... More »

Bret Michaels Wins Celebrity Apprentice

Glam rocker gets past Holly Robinson Peete

(Newser) - After a month filled with dramatic medical news, Bret Michaels scored an anticlimactic victory in tonight's final of Celebrity Apprentice. The glam rocker, who suffered a brain hemorrhage a month ago today and a "warning stroke" last week, defeated actress Holly Robinson Peete. "Of course," notes Dalton... More »

Bret Michaels Plans Return to Tour in 2 Weeks

He'll play in Miss. at the end of May

(Newser) - Celebrity Apprentice star and Poison rocker Bret Michaels, who survived a brain hemorrhage last month, hopes to be back on stage by the end of May, People reports. "His doctor told him to do physical therapy once a day, but he's doing it twice a day because he wants... More »

Bret Michaels' Recovery Is 'Amazing'

Rocker may even return to Celebrity Apprentice

(Newser) - Bret Michaels is recovering so well from his brain hemorrhage that one friend calls it “amazing.” During a recent evaluation, he was “very aware,” “somewhat talkative,” and even in a “good mood,” the source tells TMZ . On Friday, his doctor said Michaels... More »

Bret Michaels Suffers Setback

But chances of full recovery still decent

(Newser) - Still in intensive care after his life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Bret Michaels has suffered a significant side-effect setback. He has developed hyponatremia, a lack of sodium in the body that can lead to seizures. But despite the dangerous turn of events, doctors remain guardedly optimistic about the former Poison frontman's chances... More »

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