Gary Busey goes bananas on 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice'
Penn Jillette and Lisa Rinna will have their work cut out for them if they want to win the next “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” challenge. However, avoiding the boardroom isn’t the only obstacle Team Plan B will be facing: They’ll also be tasked with having to wrangle their eccentric teammate, Gary Busey.
In this first look at Sunday's episode that NBC is sharing with TODAY.com, Busey is shown running amok as teammates Rinna and Jillette work to accomplish the latest task: creating an interactive travel expo for South Africa Tourism.
“Gary’s off ... being Gary,” Rinna says as she watches Busey become fixated on a stem of bananas.
Or as Busey calls them, "Bananos!"
Despite the project’s looming deadline, the sneak peek reveals that Busey then decides it’s time for a snack. He wanders off and emerges moments later with a cooked chicken that he proceeds to eat in front of his teammates, all while tossing bones across the room.
“Working with Gary is like basically working with a 3-year-old," Rinna complains. "(He has) no focus, no direction, no nothing. I mean, he was probably more focused on eating his chicken."
After his impromptu poultry feast, Busey leaves the room despite project manager Jillette’s sort-of attempt to stop him.
“If I’m going to be judged on how well I can keep Gary Busey in line, then I would be fired instantly,” the magician told the cameras.
Returning as a boardroom adviser this week is Bret Michaels, the "Celebrity Apprentice" season three champ who was fired in week one of "All-Stars." George Ross will also be acting as an adviser.
"All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on NBC.