Posted tagged ‘reality’

Court may fire Blago from ‘Apprentice’

October 17, 2009


Former Governor Rod Blagojevich
(AP Photo/Paul Beaty, file)

Rod Blagojevich loves reality shows. But the judge in his pending criminal trial may have other ideas.

A dramatic hearing will take place in a courtroom Monday to determine if the former Illinois governor will get the chance to be fired by Donald Trump on “Celebrity Apprentice.”

Federal prosecutors plan to present arguments to the court at a scheduled status hearing that by appearing on the NBC reality show, Blago may influence prospective jurors in a corruption trial scheduled for June 3.

The judge who will make the decision in James Zagel, who has already refused to allow Blago to go to Costa Rica for another reality program…EXCERPT CLICK HERE FOR MORE

Impeached Ill. Gov. Blagojevich to appear on ‘Apprentice’

October 9, 2009

Rod Blagojevich is currently facing federal corruption charges for trying to sell President Barack Obama’s former U.S. Senate seat.

But that won’t stop the impeached Illinois governor’s pursuit of reality stardom.

Blago has will appear on this season of Donald Trump’s The Celebrity Apprentice and try to avoid being fired from this gig…

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