'The Celebrity Apprentice': Bret Michaels wins, Holly Robinson-Peete still gets $250k
Sympathy or not, Trump did say the coveted phrase to Bret Michaels tonight: "You're hired." As a result, Michaels will receive $250,000 dollars for his charity, the American Diabetes Association. In a surprise twist, Snapple donated an additional $250,000 to Peete's nonprofit, the HollyRod Foundation that helps families with autistic children.
Michaels walked with a noticeable limp when he took the stage, but he seemed to be in good spirits otherwise. This afternoon, Bret's private jet to New York City had to take a detour to Nashville when he felt too ill, but he did complete his journey. Medical professionals were standing by backstage during the finale.
Hopefully, Bret won't over-exert himself and will continue to make his health a priority. This week he's expected on "The Tonight Show" and "Today."
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