Lisa Lampanelli is on the new season of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice, which doesn’t air until next month, but the raunchy stand-up comic is already generating buzz by saying that NBC treated her like Rosa Parks.
Lampanelli claimed that NBC completely disrespected her at a New York Knicks game on Wednesday night by seating her in the 11th row of the arena, while giving front row seats to her co-stars — former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza and Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice.
“We killed ourselves literally all day promoting for the show,” Lampanelli told TMZ Wednesday after the game. “Well, guess what NBC, you owe me a big f**king apology.”
Thursday, during a phone call to TMZ Live, the comedian compared herself to the civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
“I’m like Rosa Parks! …Listen black guy, I’m Rosa Parks! Don’t sit me in the back of the bus!,” Lampanelli said.
“Take a picture of my apartment building and get my address, because I’ll expect my gift basket and good Knicks tickets tomorrow.”
TMZ reports that NBC has called the comedian to apologize for seating her in the 11th row, and according to Lisa, NBC asked for her address to send her a gift in the mail.
The new season of Celebrity Apprentice starts February 12 at 9 p.m. on NBC.
WATCH LISA LAMPANELLI ON TMZ COMPARE HERSELF TO ROSA PARKS HERE
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