‘All-Star Celebrity Apprentice’ review: Claudia Jordan’s big Lil Jon blunderby March 24, 2013
After an explosive episode of “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” last week, we were expecting some pretty big things. Did that really happen? Well, not for the first forty minutes or so. This was probably the least insane episode of the season, with the exception of seeing Lil Jon walk around in an Uncle Sam suit and Gary Busey once again getting an inch from people’s faces while having a conversation.
The competition this week was really all about showing off hair-care products in giant display boxes, and really, we don’t think either team necessarily did a bad job. Both had quite a bit going on, used their celebrity well, and drew a crowd. The difference was that when it comes to the team led by Marilu Henner, she made more of a spectacle out of both her product and her stars. Some of this goes back to the draft, and the great decision Trace Adkins made early on to pick someone like Penn Jillette who can always draw a crowd.
There wasn’t so much drama even when it came to the boardroom; instead, we had what was one of the dumber decisions we’ve seen ever. The only thing that comes close? La Toya Jackson not bringing Omarosa back last week. Despite her earlier saying that she was the worst player, Claudia Jordan also let the show’s longtime villain slide, and brought in a man in Dennis Rodman who she wanted out along with Lil Jon, who had no business being there at all. He was the best person on the whole team!
The truth is, though, that Donald Trump was probably looking to fire Claudia the moment she lost the challenge. You knew that she’d never win this season thanks to her being the most obscure member of the cast, and by making this absolutely terrible decision with not bringing Omarosa back to the boardroom, she cemented her fate. Goodbye Claudia … you brought this on yourself.
What did you think about this episode? If you want to see where we ranked some of the contestants going into this, you can do so over at the link here.