Arsenio Hall won NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice last night, beating out former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken in the show’s finale. The 56-year-old comedian, Hall, the clear underdog going into the last show, put his head down on the table, then hands to the sky when he was announced as the winner. “I’ve never been so torn,” Trump said. “You’re both amazing people. There is no loser tonight.” The New York Daily News has the story:
The only thing worse than finishing second is finishing second twice. On a reality competition show. In front of dear old mom.
On Sunday night’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” Clay Aiken (and his adoring Claymate fans) collectively suffered from that oh-so-undesirable fate after the former “American Idol” star lost out to late-night talk-show host Arsenio Hall in the season’s surprising conclusion.
Given the amount of support that Clay got from both his fans and his fellow competitors, it looked like Donald Trump’s final vote was his for the taking, but like any good reality TV show host, The Donald chose to shake things up.
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