'The Celebrity Apprentice' recap: Go Fly a Kite!

NOOOOOOOOOOOO! That was my first reaction upon seeing Gary Busey fired. Not because he deserved to stay, mind you. Au contraire, mon frère. After Rod "How do you work a cell phone?" Blagojevich and Darryl "Can I take another nap, please?" Strawberry, Busey may have been the most ineffectiveCelebrity Apprentice contestant ever.  I won't miss his talent, because he didn't have any. And I won't even miss his wacky Buseyisms, which were funny in small doses, but became tiresome in large quantities. But what I will miss are the hilarious rationalizations Donald Trump used to keep Gary around week after week. It infuriated most of America, who operate under the assumption that the most qualified person should stay. Not me. I know full and well that people who make good TV advance and people who don’t go home. So to me, the worse Gary did, the harder Trump would have to work to convince everybody that he deserved to stay. And therein lies the true humor and genius ofCelebrity Apprentice.

Want a good laugh? Go back and watch last week's episode again and count the amount of times Trump calls Gary "brilliant." From the way Trump was talking you would have thought Busey had split the atom, cured cancer, and solved the Rubik's Cube — and all before breakfast. This is the same man who just had an intimate conversation over the phone with an Omaha Steaks customer service representative. The same man that could not spell "absolutely" or "key lime." The same man who can't figure out how to put tissue paper in a box. There's your genius. Read More...



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