Singer John Rich Questions Intentions of 'Apprentice' Ladies
By The Boot Editors Posted May 4th 2011 12:30AM
The singer-songwriter, who is competing to raise money for St. Jude Children's Hospital, says the battle is becoming more intense as the participants get closer to the May 22 finale. Still, with the number of contestants dwindling down, the Nashville resident says what makes him stand out from some of his competitors is that he's keeping his eye focused solely on the prize.
"You're standing there with somebody who's not on the show for their charity," he explains to Country Aircheck, referring to the ongoing feud between 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star NeNe Leakes and TV personality Star Jones.
"It's all about [NeNe's] attitude and wanting to have all that drama. And that's been the separating factor. Why are you here? If you're not raising money, you must be here for yourself. Last night, I was able to visit a five-year-old St. Jude patient and present a check for $649,000. If [Donald] Trump fired me next week, I've still done what I set out to do."
The men's team, which includes the country star plus Lil Jon and Meatloaf, recently acquired previously-fired LaToya Jackson for their team, in a surprising move by Trump. It was an intentional move to derail the guys, Rich speculates, because of their ability to excel week after week. "I honestly think Trump is a little worried the men are bulletproof," he admits. "It's impossible to beat us, so this might be his way of throwing us a curveball."
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