Who Was Fired on Celebrity Apprentice?

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Sunday’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” was quite literally a game-changer.

For the first time this season, the competitors faced two challenges – and the male-female teams became co-ed for the second task.

In the first challenge, a celebrity-studded guidebook for New York City was produced and sold under the leadership of Theresa Giudice (female Team Forte) and Dee Snider (male Team Unanimous).

With the winning team determined based on the amount of money raised, most of the contestants focused on soliciting donations from celeb pals and strangers alike.

Fired contestant Michael Andretti donated $20,000 to his former teammates, and Arsenio Hall nearly managed to snag a blank check from pal Jay Leno – but the check didn’t arrive in time.

Surprise judge Regis Philbin declared the females’ book the best, giving them an extra $35,000 to add onto the total amount they raised.

And yet, by a margin of just $14, the men managed to outdo the women (for the fifth time out of seven), leaving the gals to squabble over where they went wrong.

Giudice brought Debbie Gibson and Dayana Mendoza back to the boardroom, where Gibson was fired because, of the three of them, she raised the least amount of money.

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The remaining competitors were shocked when Donald Trump announced he was mixing up the teams prior to the second challenge, where they had to create a presentation to promote the Walk with Walgreens program, which encourages wellness through the company’s rewards program.

Fitness fanatic Lou Ferrigno stepped up to lead the new team Forte, while Hall became project manager – for the first time – for the new Unanimous.

Ferrigno’s motivation-focused presentation was well-received, even after Penn Jillette mistakenly said “Walmart,” while Hall’s game show-themed approach also went over well – and scored his team the win.

Ferrigno placed his team’s failure on Mendoza and Dee Snider, bringing them back to the boardroom.

Trump ultimately opted Snider, since the team’s biggest weakness was the rocker’s branding.

What did you think of tonight’s jam-packed “Apprentice”?

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