Award-winning artist, renowned producer, chart-topping songwriter John Rich is the newest Celebrity Apprentice. Donald J. Trump announced Rich as the winner of NBCs The Celebrity Apprentice over runner-up Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin on tonights LIVE season finale at the Skirball Theatre in New York City.
In tonights episode, Rich shocks Matlin and surprises everyone, pulling his Trump card and making The Celebrity Apprentice history as the first ever apprentice to bring in additional money in the finale. Rich added an unexpected additional donation of $250,000 from Dollar General and Reckitt Benckiser and $25,000 from The Melting Pot, which was delivered to him during the shows final task for 7UP. As the newest Celebrity Apprentice winner, Rich received the $250,000 prize for his charity, St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. The shows charity earnings for the season totaled $3,120,852 – the largest amount ever raised by a TV series.
Today has been an unbelievable day! said Rich. I got Trump to put on a Stetson hat on national television and now I get to drive down to Memphis with a $250,000 check for St. Jude Childrens Hospital. This entire experience has been for the kids and Im so excited to raise money for this cause and help save lives. Everyone, please purchase the song For the Kids. All of the proceeds will go straight to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital!
In the final episode of The Celebrity Apprentice, Rich performed his emotionally powerful song For the Kids, the title track off his new SIX PAK album. Purchase the song here: http://budurl.com/JRforthekids