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Leeza Gibbons Ribs Geraldo Rivera Over 'Celebrity Apprentice' Loss: 'His Biggest Mistake Was Being Geraldo'

17 February 2015 7:37 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The Celebrity Apprentice stars Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera sat down with Et to dish on Sunday's dramatic season finale.

Gibbons, a former Et correspondent, won Donald Trump's NBC competition series and she playfully teased her opponent while talking to Et.

News: Former Et Correspondent Leeza Gibbons Wins Celebrity Apprentice

"His biggest mistake was just being Geraldo," Gibbons joked.

Rivera explained that he had been fighting an uphill battle the whole way.

"I was butting heads with my team from day one," Rivera said. "Kevin Jonas, Ian Ziering and Lorenzo Llamas -- they wanted to kill me from the first minute they met me. I had a big bull's eye on my back, so I was punching my way through it."

News: Celebrity Apprentice Fires Keshia Knight Pulliam for Not Calling Bill Cosby

Another person fighting a tough battle is fellow newsman Brian Williams, who has been suspended from NBC Nightly News for six months without »

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Former Et Correspondent Leeza Gibbons Wins 'Celebrity Apprentice'

17 February 2015 4:41 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The battle in the boardroom on the season 7 finale of Celebrity Apprentice came down to two TV personalities: Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera.

While Geraldo was a fierce competitor, Donald Trump ultimately crowned former Entertainment Tonight correspondent and co-host Leeza as the big winner.

News: Celebrity Apprentice Fires Keshia Knight Pulliam for Not Calling Bill Cosby

The final challenge was to put together an advertisement for Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter and have a viewing party to collect money and promote vacations. Leeza's team was working to raise money for Leeza's Care Connection, while Geraldo's group was working to collect funds for his charity Life's Worc.

Geraldo had some trouble with his team, with Lorenzo Lamas slamming the team leader, saying, "Geraldo's like a cold wind -- you kind of have to shelter yourself at first because it's snappy."

Leeza's team had less obstacles and was able to get $324,000 from »

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Donald Trump Chooses His ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ on Season Finale

16 February 2015 7:43 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

(Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Monday’s “Celebrity Apprentice” finale and don’t want to be spoiled). And just like that, Leeza Gibbons was hired. After enduring weeks of drama and nerve-wracking challenges, Leeza was named Season 14 winner of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” on Monday night. “Isn’t this amazing?” Leeza asked, after winning an additional $250,000 for her charity. The show’s host Donald Trump also announced the reality competition would return for Season 15. Also Read: ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Castoff Keshia Knight Pulliam on Bill Cosby: ‘You’re Innocent Until Proven Guilty’ (Video »

- Alicia Banks

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Celebrity Apprentice Finale Recap: Leeza Gibbons Is the Winner

16 February 2015 7:15 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Well, Celebrity Apprentice fans, the final boardroom has come and gone, more than a million dollars was raised for charity, the words "toxic trick" were tossed around and Donald Trump pointed his finger guns at 15 different people before naming the latest Celebrity Apprentice. Without further ado, the winner of Celebrity Apprentice season 7 is Leeza Gibbons! Overall, Leeza had one major thing going for her that Geraldo Rivera didn't: Her team didn't despise her. I'll just quote Lorenzo Lamas, who was directing Geraldo's advertisement for Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter: "Geraldo's like a cold wind - »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Celebrity Apprentice Finale Recap: And the Winner Is ...

16 February 2015 7:15 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Well, Celebrity Apprentice fans, the final boardroom has come and gone, more than a million dollars was raised for charity, the words "toxic trick" were tossed around and Donald Trump pointed his finger guns at 15 different people before naming the latest Celebrity Apprentice. Without further ado, the winner of Celebrity Apprentice season 7 is …Leeza Gibbons!Overall, Leeza had one major thing going for her that Geraldo Rivera didn't: Her team didn't despise her. I'll just quote Lorenzo Lamas, who was directing Geraldo's advertisement for Universal Studios' Wizarding World of Harry Potter: "Geraldo's like a cold wind - »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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'Celebrity Apprentice' Winner Revealed in Live Finale

16 February 2015 10:27 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

There's a new Celebrity Apprentice. Donald Trump named the seventh winner of his reality competition during the live finale Monday night on NBC. Read more Watch Donald Trump Fire Keshia Knight Pulliam for Not Calling Bill Cosby on 'Celebrity Apprentice' Leeza Gibbons beat out Geraldo Rivera to take the honor, along with a prize in the form of $250,000 for their chosen charity. Gibbons was playing for Leeza's Care Connection, which helps families whose loved ones are suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. Rivera was playing for Life's Work, which works with children who have developmental disabilities. The final task found the

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- Kimberly Nordyke

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The Celebrity Apprentice: Season Seven Ratings

3 February 2015 12:40 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The ratings for the sixth season of The Celebrity Apprentice saw a big drop. NBC didn't cancel the series but they waited nearly two years before airing the seventh cycle. How will the reality show perform this time around? Will this be the year that it's cancelled or could it return for season eight? Stay tuned.

On The Celebrity Apprentice, a group of 16 business-savvy personalities perform in challenges as they try to win the competition while raising money and awareness for the favorite charities. Contestants this time around are Vivica A. Fox, Shawn Johnson, Terrell Owens, Lorenzo Lamas, Kenya Moore, Leeza Gibbons, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Geraldo Rivera, Johnny Damon, Gilbert Gottfried, Brandi Glanville, Kate Gosselin, Ian Ziering, Jamie Anderson, Sig Hansen, and Kevin Jonas.

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Donald Trump on Chances of 2016 Presidential Run: Decision in 'Very Near Future'

27 January 2015 6:15 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Donald Trump recently told NBC's Today that he was looking "very seriously" at making a run for President of the United States in 2016, but how close is he to putting his name on the ballot?

"I'll be making a decision as to whether or not I'll run for president in the very near future," Donald told Et.

News: Donald Trump Starts Hilarious Twitter War With Russell Brand

Donald has flirted with the idea of running for president since the 1980s, being vocal about changes he thinks should be made in the U.S. As one of New York's most famous sons, he also had a lot to say about how his hometown is handling Winter Storm Juno.

"The entire city is closed up over a non-issue," Donald told Et, acknowledging that NYC is not getting hit as badly as expected with Boston and Connecticut catching the brunt of the storm. "I think it's »

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Bill Cosby’s TV Son Malcolm-Jamal Warner Calls Sexual Assault Claims ‘Painful,’ Defends Comedian’s Legacy

21 January 2015 2:40 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

“What he’s done for the black community and education has been invaluable,” says the actor-musician

Malcolm-Jamal Warner has spoken out about the sexual assault allegations surrounding his former TV dad, Bill Cosby.

“He’s one of my mentors, and he’s been very influential and played a big role in my life as a friend and mentor,” the actor and musician told Billboard in an interview published online Wednesday. “Just as it’s painful to hear any woman talk about sexual assault, whether true or not, it’s just as painful to watch my friend and mentor go through this. »

- Travis Reilly

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Malcolm-Jamal Warner on Cosby Accusations: ‘It’s Painful to Watch’

21 January 2015 2:00 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Joining with former Cosby Show co-stars Phylicia Rashad and Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamaal Warner has addressed the long line of sexual-assault allegations against Bill Cosby. In an interview with Billboard, Warner specifically says he "can't speak" to the truth of the allegations against his TV dad (the same words Pulliam used) but says he's saddened by the whole affair. "He's one of my mentors, and he's been very influential and played a big role in my life as a friend and mentor," Warner tells the magazine. "Just as it's painful to hear any woman talk about sexual assault, whether true or not, it's just as painful to watch my friend and mentor go through this." »

- Nate Jones

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'Celebrity Apprentice' predictions: Will Donald Trump fire Sig Hansen next?

17 January 2015 3:56 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Will Donald Trump fire Sig Hansen on Monday's all-new episode of "Celebrity Apprentice"? Our exclusive racetrack odds predict the "Deadliest Catch" star will get the boot with leading 4/1 odds, just ahead of Olympian Shawn Johnson with 9/2 odds and actor Lorenzo Lamas with 9/1 odds. Do You think you can predict who'll be fired next? Then cast your votes in our exclusive "Celebrity Apprentice" prediction contest. It's fun and easy! The user with the top score will earn a $100 Amazon gift certificate and join Gold Derby's Hall of Fame. -Break- 'Celebrity Apprentice': Was Bill Cosby to blame for Keshia Knight Pulliam's elimination? The next two-hour episode of "Celebrity Apprentice" airs Monday on NBC and features the return of late comedian (and former winner) Joan Rivers. You have until 4 p.m. Pt to make your predictions for the following questions:    Who will win 'Celebrity Ap »

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All of Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" delusion at TCA

16 January 2015 3:41 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There was no shortage of delusion on display when Donald Trump faced television critics this morning, with the remaining cast of "Celebrity Apprentice" at his side along with the NBC show's executive producer, Mark Burnett. And even though it came from Donald Trump, it was surprising. First, he did actually offer some fair criticism of his own show and the way it had become bloated with two-hour episodes. Discussing its increased ratings this season compared to its previous season, Trump said, "I think a big factor is that we went to a one-show. ... They started putting it on a lot, and they started making it very long. A two-hour format is a very, very, very long show." Later, he said, "I just think two hours its too long for one show. Nobody wants to watch an hour and 20 minutes of a task." Trump said, "I think that has a huge »

- Andy Dehnart

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Terrell Owens Thinks Keshia Knight Pulliam Should Have Called Bill Cosby for Money on Celebrity Apprentice

13 January 2015 5:56 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It was the most buzzed-about firing in recent Celebrity Apprentice history. In the NBC reality hit's premiere, The Cosby Show star Keshia Knight Pulliam was fired for refusing to call her former on-screen father Bill Cosby to ask for a money during the first challenge (which was filmed months before claims of sexual assault against the comedian resurfaced). After the episode aired, Pulliam defended her decision not to reach out to Cosby, who she hadn't spoken to in a long time. And even after all the controversy, boss Donald Trump still thought Pulliam should've asked for the money, which went to charity. On Trump's side? Recently eliminated contestant Terrell Owens, who spoke with E! »

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Judd Apatow on Bill Cosby Sex Assault Claims: ‘It’s a Horror Movie’

12 January 2015 3:13 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Judd Apatow took his criticism of embattled comedian Bill Cosby to a new level Monday.

“I absolutely would like to see him in jail,” the “Trainwreck” director said on Marc Maron‘s “Wtf” podcast. “That’s where people who commit sexual assaults go.”

Apatow went on to describe what he thinks it must have been like for the women who’ve accused Cosby of rape, sexual assault and or drugging their drinks.

Also Read: Bill Cosby’s NBC Sitcom Is Dead: 10 Other TV Dads Who Adopted a New Family (Photos)

“You take a drink of something or you take a »

- Travis Reilly

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Bill Cosby Makes Joke About Sexual Abuse Claims

9 January 2015 4:30 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Protesters attempted to shut down Bill Cosby's Canada shows while he reportedly made a joke about his sexual abuse allegations during his Thursday performance.

Et Canada captured the protesters on Wednesday blocking the entrance to the Centre In The Square venue in Kitchener where Cosby's show took place.

News: A Timeline of Cosby's Accusers

"Obviously any big change requires all kinds of voices, all kinds of action," protest organizer Melanie Baker said. "This is the one we chose."

Inside the venue Wednesday, Cosby stuck to his routine and received a standing ovation, despite the ruckus outside.

During Thursday's performance in London, Ontario, several reports claim that the 77-year-old comedian made light of his recent sexual abuse allegations after he called out a woman who told him she was going to get a drink during his performance. He reportedly responded, saying, "You have to be careful about drinking around me."

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Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby

7 January 2015 11:00 AM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Phylicia Rashad is coming to the defense of her longtime on-screen husband Bill Cosby.

According to Rodger Friedman of Showbiz411, the actress spoke out about Cosby's recent sexual abuse allegations on Tuesday.

"I don't want to become part of the public debate," she said when asked about the Cosby allegations.

Watch: Keshia Knight Pulliam Defends Bill Cosby

"Forget these women," Rashad said of Cosby's accusers. "What you’re seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it’s orchestrated. I don’t know why or who’s doing it, but it’s the legacy. And it’s a legacy that is ...

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Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby Against 'Orchestrated' Sexual Allegations

7 January 2015 7:10 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Phylicia Rashad, who played Bill Cosby's wife Clair Huxtable on television's The Cosby Show, has spoken out to defend her costar amid allegations that he sexually assaulted several women over the years. "Forget these women," Rashad told Showbiz411 columnist Roger Friedman as the two chatted during a luncheon at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club to celebrate the new movie Selma. "What you're seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it's orchestrated," Rashad, 66, said, noting she did not want to become part of a public scandal that has seen multiple women step up to publicly claim that the television and comedy legend, »

- Andrea Billups

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Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby Against 'Orchestrated' Sexual Allegations

7 January 2015 7:10 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Phylicia Rashad, who played Bill Cosby's wife Clair Huxtable on television's The Cosby Show, has spoken out to defend her costar amid allegations that he sexually assaulted several women over the years. "Forget these women," Rashad told Showbiz411 columnist Roger Friedman as the two chatted during a luncheon at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club to celebrate the new movie Selma. "What you're seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it's orchestrated," Rashad, 66, said, noting she did not want to become part of a public scandal that has seen multiple women step up to publicly claim that the television and comedy legend, »

- Andrea Billups

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Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby: Forget Those Women

7 January 2015 6:00 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Bill Cosby's on-screen wife Phylicia Rashad is standing by her co-star.

Starring as his wife for 12 years on The Cosby Show, Rashad refutes the multiple sexual abuse claims against her co-star. "Forget these women," she tells Showbiz 411. "What you're seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it's orchestrated. I don’t know why or who's doing it, but it’s the legacy. And it's a legacy that is so important to the culture."

News: Bill Cosby's Accusers: A Timeline of Alleged Sexual Assault Claims

Attempting to explain the numerous accusations, the 66-year-old actress adds, "Someone is determined to keep Bill Cosby off TV. And it's worked. All his contracts have been cancelled.”

Back in November, TV Land made the decision to pull re-runs of The Cosby Show, while other channels still continue to air the sitcom. "This show represented America to the outside world," Rashad says. "This was the »

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Cosby Show Co-star Phylicia Rashad Defends Comedian, Slams His Accusers

6 January 2015 11:27 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Not long after The Cosby Show's Keshia Knight Pulliam spoke up about Bill Cosby (after an uncomfortable firing from The Celebrity Apprentice), another Cosby Show alumna has come to the comedy legend's defense. Phylicia Rashad, who played Cosby's wife on the sitcom, told Roger Friedman's Showbiz 411 that she loves Cosby and stands behind him. The sexual misconduct that her former co-star has been accused of is unrecognizable, she contended, and is purportedly a result of someone trying (successfully) to keep Cosby off TV.Regarding the allegations, she said: Forget these women. ... What you’re seeing is the destruction of a legacy. And I think it’s orchestrated. I don’t know why or who’s doing it, but it’s the legacy. And it’s a legacy that is so important to the culture. When asked about the legacy of a show she helped shape, too, Rashad »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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