‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Male Contestants Reveal their Charities

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It is finally official that Celebrity Apprentice will air on Sunday night, February 12. But if you are not familiar with all the contestants; here they are and the charities they will be representing:

Adam Carolla, had several stints on Loveline with Dr. Drew Pinsky, Crank Yankers and even received a Guinness World Record as the most downloaded podcaster for his The Adam Carolla Show and even had a stint on Dancing with the Stars. He is now seen on the SPEED Channel’s The Car Show. His favorite charity is Catholic Big Brothers and Big Sisters.

Arsenio Hall is probably best remembered by his late night talk show, The Arsenio Hall Show. In addition to his many performances on nearly every type of entertainment media, who could ever forget his portrayal as the Prince’s assistant with Eddie Murphy in the movie, Coming to America? His charity is the Magic Johnson Foundation for his very dear friend and founder of the charity back when he was diagnosed with HIV.

No stranger to competition, Clay Aiken is the double-platinum singer from American Idol with good looks and a voice to match. Among several of his charitable projects, his own charity is National Inclusion Project that gives children of all ages and abilities the opportunity to join in on the fun of being a kid. This is something dear to his heart; after working at a summer camp before he was famous, he saw that children with disabilities were not able to take part in all activities.

Dee Snider is probably best remembered as the outrageous 80’s lead singer of Twisted Sister. His favorite charity is the March of Dimes, and because two of his four children were born prematurely, he joins the “Bikers for Babies” motorcycle run because of all their efforts in keeping mothers and babies healthy.

George Takei is best known in television and movies as Mr. Sulu on Star Trek. His charity is the Japanese American National Museum that he was once the Chariman of the Board.

Lou Ferrigno is probably most recognized as the star of the 1977 television show The Hulk. Since then, this body builder has appeared on many television shows. His charity is the Muscular Dystrophy Association for his dedication to healthy bodies and minds and hope for a cure for this dreaded disease.

Michael Andretti is the son of IndyCar legend Mario Andretti. He is playing for Racing for Cancer an organization he helped start after the death of a friend’s mother; Michael’s mother is a cancer survivor.

Paul Teutul, Sr. is the founder of Orance County Choppers who builds awesome motorcycles on the reality show. His charity is the Make-A-Wish Foundation which became one of the most wished for requests by children with dreaded diseases.

Penn Jillette is a personality in his own right, but is also half of the team of Penn and Teller the famous award-winning magicians. Penn is playing for Opportunity Village a charity helping people in the Las Vegas area with intellectual disabilities.


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