NBC infighting: 'Celebrity Apprentice' Trump's 'Marriage Ref' slam
By April MacIntyre Apr 21, 2011, 21:07 GMT
04/05/2011 - Donald Trump, Melania Trump - 9th Annual Dressed to Kilt Charity Fashion Show - Arrivals - Hammerstein Ballroom - New York City, NY, USA © Marco Sagliocco / PR Photos
NBC network currently has a mogul squabble on their hands with two very rich and powerful producers and on-air talents; Jerry Seinfeld and Donald Trump.
Trump blasted Seinfeld in correspondence that was leaked to the New York Post for his failure to support a charity event that Trump had interest in.
Seinfeld was supposed to be part of a September 13 Eric Trump Foundation benefit aiding the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Seinfeld's manager said Jerry has become “increasingly uncomfortable” with Trump’s recent questioning of President Obama’s citizenship so he "has respectfully withdrawn from the event."
Trump was enraged, and The Post quotes a letter from Trump to Seinfeld: "I just learned you canceled a show for my son's charity, because of the fact that I am being very aggressive with respect to President Obama, who is doing an absolutely terrible job as our leader."
He also says Seinfeld should be ashamed that he has left “the children of St. Jude are very disappointed,"
Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Bret Michaels will fill in.
The cherry on the sundae was Trump's gleeful swipe at Seinfeld's NBC show: "What I do feel badly about is that I agreed to do, and did, your failed show, 'The Marriage Ref,' even though I thought it was absolutely terrible. Despite its poor ratings, I didn't cancel on you like you canceled on my son and St. Jude. I only wish I did."
Which show stinks more, Celebrity Apprentice, or the Marriage Ref?
What do you think The Donald would do if he were president and Hugo Chavez or
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pulled a fast one? Fire off a nasty letter to the UN? Fire them? Talk back.
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