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The Apprentice 2, Episode 2: We All Scream for Ice CreamPage 5
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Jennifer M. says that Stacie was a good seller, but she’d keep Ivana over Stacie. Sandy would fire Stacie, as would Bradford, Lil Stacy, Jennifer C., and Maria. Trump says it’s time to make a decision. Ivana can take either two or three people with her. She starts to say she’ll take two, then changes her mind and opts for three. Trump calls her indecisive. She will take Stacie, Jennifer C., and Bradford with her. Trump tells Bradford again that he was stupid for giving up his exemption.
In the hallway, Ivana tells Bradford that he has nothing to worry about. Really? Then why did she pick him? Bradford beats himself up for his decision, saying, “That was dumb.” Jennifer asks Ivana why she chose her. Ivana assures her, though not in so many words, that Stacie is still the target.
Inside, Carolyn says that Ivana was a poor leader. George, on the other hand, thinks Stacie is “an oddball.” Trump is undecided, and sends the candidates back in. He tells Bradford that he shouldn’t be there – why did he risk himself like that? Ivana says that he did well. Really, Ivana? Then why did you pick him? Trump tells Jennifer that she shouldn’t be there. Ivana shrugs that she had to choose someone. Right, she did, but she actually only had to choose two people, a fact that Trump calls her on. Trump tells Bradford that his decision was “life threatening.” Bradford says he’s confident that he did well enough on both challenges that he’ll be staying.
Jennifer pipes in that she has something to say. Trump tells her that he already told her she wasn’t in danger, and says, “You ought to shut up.” My laws, I love this man. Trump returns the focus to the others. Stacie says that Ivana was indecisive and had no control over the group. Ivana says Stacie is a liability to the team. Trump asks Bradford if he should fire him for being so dumb as to put himself on the chopping block. Bradford, unsurprisingly, says no. Trump adds, “What you did was stupid.” Ivana admits that she wouldn’t have done it.
Trump tells Bradford, “You’re the best in the room.” Jennifer snorts and says, “That’s insane.” Trump looks at her and asks why she’s still talking, since he already told her to clam up. Hee! Trump goes on to say that Ivana was a lousy leader. She was disorganized and lacked the respect of the team. Stacie, on the other hand, is “hated by all” and gets no respect. Jennifer needs to learn when to keep her mouth shut. But Bradford made a stupid and impulsive decision. A decision like that could destroy a company. For that reason, Bradford is fired.
Wow! I was not expecting that. Neither was Ivana, who says, “Oh, my God!” several times. Bradford leaves, saying he won’t make that mistake again. Jennifer apologizes for speaking up, and Trump resists the urge to backhand her and say, “I thought I told you not to talk.” Ivana looks stunned, and finally manages to get up and leave the room.
Bradford realizes that he has no luggage, and heads outside empty-handed. Trump says that he had no choice. Bradford made a stupid decision, so he’s happy with his decision. Carolyn thinks it’s great.
Well, like I said, this decision really surprised me. Jennifer really had no reason to be in the boardroom this week, so I didn’t expect her to get fired. Stacie is weird, and she gave her team bad information, but I really don’t think that’s the reason the team lost. After all, it’s not like both carts had to be together in order for them to sell ice cream. I really think Ivana’s poor leadership lead to the team losing the task, so based on that alone, I would have fired Ivana. Still, Trump’s decision makes sense to me. He doesn’t want someone running one of his companies who would make a rash, risky, potentially destructive decision like the one Bradford made.
In his final interview, Bradford says that he thought he made the right decision, and that he’d be like a general going into battle with his army. He expected to be respected for it… but that wasn’t the case.
Next week, on The Apprentice, the candidates will work with a Fortune 500 company and a major celebrity. And in the boardroom, someone will break the rules. Intriguing. I’ll see you next week. Until then, I’m off to have another bowl of ice cream and get some sleep.
Betsy Wasser swears she didn’t eat that much ice cream in the course of recapping this episode… or did she? Betsy is the Associate Editor of RealityNewsOnline and can be reached with any comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.<--Previous 1 2 3 4 5
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