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Previously... Last season's winner,
Pierce Morgan, forced Joan Rivers to reveal her loyalties.
How is that going to work with your own daughter in the show?
As long as she loses because she should lose.
-So, what will you do if she gets thrown under the bus?
-I will walk.
And on Athena, no matter how hard Melissa Rivers tried,
she remained on the outside.
Brande, what you're doing is so smart.
Of course, baby, you really were there for me.
The next thing I know, those two are like...
In the boardroom, Pierce felt Joan
and Melissa's relationship was causing a problem for the game.
Wait. You're on her team, but you're protecting your mother.
You would speak up and knife your leader to suck up to your mum.
I don't have to suck up to my mother. I resent that statement.
-Jones personal attacks on Annie continued.
-She does seem nice.
So was Hitler and Buchenwald.
So was Hitler?
But then it was time for one more celebrity to go home.
Natalie, you're fired.
With Natalie gone, the teams were given a second task to create
a meal for Schwann's Live Smart line.
Project manager Herschel Walker lost control of KOTU.
-I'm in the food business.
-You're project manager.
If you want use yogurt, I'll back you up if you want use it.
You argue a lot about everything, Clint.
On Athena, first-time project manager Jesse James eased
the friction on his team.
-If you guys want to cook, you two.
-You and I can do marketing.
I'll handle marketing.
I chose to keep Melissa with me and send Brande with Annie to cook.
My job will be to keep the peace.
In the boardroom, Athena won a convincing victory over KOTU.
So, I congratulate you. That's wonderful. Good job.
On KOTU, Herschel Walker went on the offensive
and blamed Clint Black for the team's failures.
Clint don't like to listen too well
and that's why I say Clint only sees himself as everything.
But after two losses as project manager, Herschel was in jeopardy.
-Look, you've lost before, Herschel.
-You were the project manager.
You know how much I like you.
Ultimately, you lost because of your product.
Herschel, you're fired.
-He's such a nice guy, too.
-How does Clint keep sliding through?
Herschel is my favourite!
-No offence, Jesse, I love you too, but he was just...
Look at this! He's not even going and hugging him and saying goodbye!
Did you see that? He just dissed him.
-That's the way he is.
-Oh, my God!
Let's go home.
I think Clint is playing a game.
-He just decided he wants to be a
If Clint would have played ball and worked with Herschel,
their team would've won.
-How are you doing, Clint?
-I'm doing all right.
Clint is only going to do what Clint wants to do.
It's self preservation instinct. It makes you do funny things.
Well, it's going to be very interesting.
We are all going to be divided up again in different ways.
With four people on Athena and two on KOTU, the natural assumption
is that the deck will be shuffled and we'll get another team member.
But I've learned that assumptions, you know, can't be relied upon.
# Money, money, money, money
# Money, money, money, money
# Some people got to have it
# Some people really need it
# Hey, listen to me, y'all
# Do things, do things, do things Bad things with it
# Dollar bills, y'all Come on
# That mean, oh, mean
# Mean green
# Almighty dollar
# You know that money...
# Give me a nickel, brother Can you spare a dime?
# Money can drive some people out of their minds
# No good, no good
# Money, money, money, money... #
Now, when you're working on pistons,
you always want to be top dead centre.
My charity is the Long Beach Education Foundation.
How are you doing, Kev? How are you doing, man?
Long Beach Education Foundation is to help rebuild the industrial arts
programmes for inner-city kids.
-What are you guys trying...?
-We're trying to get the muffler off.
It's a big surprise. It's a very big surprise.
Jesse James came in.
Just by him coming and sharing and spending part of his day
means a whole lot to the students.
-There we go.
-Thanks a lot.
There's definitely a personal connection for me in supporting this
fund because when chips were down, at any particular point in my life,
this is what has got me out of a bad situation.
Just keeping my head down and working hard.
Here, I've got something that will probably help you guys out.
OK. OK. Oh, thank you! Oh, very much!
Very much! Very much!
-OK, thank you!
-This is the school that I went to for a short time.
This is, like, directly in my backyard.
You can't fix the world's problems
unless you fix the stuff that's on your doorstep first.
-ALL: Good morning.
First of all, Joan and Clint, your team is being decimated.
But I'm going to give you a great new player.
Jesse, get over there.
-Oh, this is good!
-Oh, my God!
Oh, my gosh!
Mr Trump sent Jesse to join my mother and Clint.
I wasn't thrilled because I didn't want to be stuck in a room
with, you know, the two mean girls from high school.
That really pisses me off.
Would you rather be with your other three components?
-We were winning over there.
-You were doing a lot of winning.
KOTU not so much.
So, Jesse, how do you feel about being with Joan and Clint?
-I love Joan.
-What about Clint?
That's not sounding so hot already, is it?
Clint and I have had our differences.
He is the foremost authority on everything
and not willing to listen to input.
I just don't think that he's a team player.
OK, we're standing in the NBA store on Fifth Avenue,
a great place that celebrates great athletes.
Now, I hate people that smell.
-Jesse, do you use deodorant?
I had a feeling you might not.
Today, you are going to be doing a task for Right Guard deodorant,
and I happen to use it. Of course, I don't really need it, Joan,
but I use it anyways just in case.
-You are a flower.
We have Brad and Doug, two executives with Right Guard.
Brad, Doug, tell them what they're doing.
Your task will be to create a four-page print ad
featuring our newest product, Right Guard Fast Break.
The winning ad that Doug and I will judge should include
David Lee, a power forward for the New York Knicks, that is
going to be featured in Sports Illustrated, the magazine,
OK, with me to be my eyes and ears is a man I have a lot of respect
for, a real financial genius.
Of course, in this market, who the hell is a genius, right, Jim?
And, of course, my daughter,
who I also a lot of respect for, but I also love her, Ivanka.
Now, pick your team leader, pick your project manager right now.
I'll do it, because it's been a long time since I've done one
if you guys want me to.
I've done very well in the past.
-Joan, who is your project integer?
This is my second time to be project manager.
I'm perfectly willing to manage a project as long as the team
is willing to take the responsibility for my decisions.
-Brande, who is your project manager?
I actually stepped up to be project manager
because I have the advantage.
I've done photo shoots and I've also been in photo shoots.
Get ready to rumble.
The winning project manager gets 20,000 for his or her charity
and the loser, you come to the boardroom, somebody will be fired.
Are you ready? Do a great job. Good luck.
Thank you. Thank you very much.
-Ah! Did you guys see this?
-It's really cute.
-Oh, my God!
-Oh, that's cool.
-Oh, my God! That is so cool!
What if we used Annie playing poker with them,
you flirting, making them sweat,
And I could be critiquing his outfit?
There's something there, I don't know what it is.
I have a lot to add and nobody wants to listen.
I had some cute, funny ideas, I wanted to get them out there,
but apparently I'm living in this weird cone of silence.
What are extreme situations in a day that make you extremely sweaty?
Going to the dentist.
Job interview. Blind date. Posing naked for a photo.
Meeting your in-laws for the first time.
That could be the funny last one.
You know what I'm saying?
-We can't do that, it's too much.
Melissa came up with some cockamamie idea.
I'm like, "What are you talking about?"
This isn't for Redbook, this isn't for some woman's magazine,
this is for men who read SI. We're talking about real men.
So, if that's her main idea that she's going to offer up,
then she's going to be cut out of the process of the ideas, frankly.
You have David Lee and he's standing naked with a basketball held
in front of his privates and it's, "All I need to wear is Right Guard."
We just got to get David Lee on board.
And we just explain to him, "That's it, you just have to
"have your shirt off."
-You can see almost your whole body in the shirts anyways.
Annie thought of having him
bare-legged and holding a basketball in front of his...
It was just a little bit too risque, so we changed it up.
It's just going to be from the waist up and he's just going to be
holding a basketball in front of his chest.
-How are you?
-We're going to be meeting over here.
-Hi, Brande, I'm Brad.
-Brad, very nice to meet you.
-Hi, I'm Melissa. Nice to meet you.
When the executives came in,
we were kind of in the middle getting everything organised.
The executive meeting is extremely important.
You cannot make a product campaign unless you have their input.
We have an idea in terms of the end of the photo essay about Right
Guard being the only thing you really need to wear,
which would involve a little bit of nudity, but not really.
The one thing we really wanted to find out is
if our idea would be to risque for Right Guard.
As long as you integrate it back to the product,
I don't think it is too risque, if that's the direction.
How much do your consumers like seeing their basketball
or their athletic heroes in real life situations?
We actually have a direct question about that if it's possible.
The way Annie talks and the rudeness and the sense of entitlement and
thinking that she is so much better than everybody else, that annoys me.
Are there any certain restrictions or things that you always have
to have in the picture with the product?
-Not that I know of.
-We have digital images of the product, as well.
-I know, I'm saying sometimes they need certain...
Annie is beyond arrogant. She is beyond arrogant. Like, she's a bully.
There is a meanness to her.
-We appreciate your time.
Hopefully, we'll be able to deliver something to you.
-How are you guys doing?
-Hey, Clint Black.
-Nice to meet you.
-Brad, how are you? Clint.
What are you most excited about that makes this different?
-OK. The first thing you'd see is...
-Stripe versus no stripe.
Right Guard is the only brand that has the PowerStripe.
The PowerStripe is a patented technology.
What we got out of the meeting is we learned what the PowerStripe,
which is a buzzword for the product, is.
And we had a good number of, I think, pretty good questions.
What about sex in advertising?
Not, you know, activity,
but do feel that the presence of beautiful women
in advertising to men is an advantage?
'I have a magazine, and Clint,'
he just doesn't know what he's doing.
'But he's trying to fake like he does, just because
'he has the power to make the decision. It just blows, you know.'
It's back to Team KOTU.
We wish you much luck.
-We look forward to seeing your creativity tomorrow.
Pleasure to meet you, Jesse. Clint, pleasure to meet you.
Brandy, can you tell us what each of us is doing today?
I'd like you to work on brand messaging of it,
and tomorrow because you're great
at presenting, would you do the presentation?
I will do the presentation.
And I'd like me and Melissa to work on the actual photoshoot part of it.
'Annie is presenting. Annie's writing copy and brand messaging.
'I'd have been happy to do it,'
but I wasn't given anything to do.
'So, it's just total, like,'
completely being frozen out.
It's extreme dry and it's 24-hour protection.
So if it's 24-hour protection, let's do the 24 hours of his day.
He's in a club...
SHE MIMICS SPRAY
Armpit totally dry, right? Confidence.
-Do you see what I'm saying?
We can do that even in the basketball situation, too, like...
ANNIE MIMICS SPRAY
Annie Duke, you're the queen of this stuff.
So if the first one, obviously, is going to be him
playing the game, the second one at the bar, dancing...
The story that we wanted to tell was what it's like in David Lee's life.
Whether he's playing basketball
or hard at work signing autographs,
or out having a great time dancing.
The common denominator is that he's always wearing Right Guard.
We got uniform, we've got club clothes.
Naked can be the third one and then we have the brand message on the fourth page.
Annie came up with the order for this four-page spread,
so we went with it.
And in the end, you have to be happy with that.
I will do absolutely whatever you want.
Exactly how you want it.
I want to make sure this is your vision, not mine, cos you're the Project Manager.
Yes. Now it makes sense.
I don't want to step on anyone's toes.
'Brande thinks she's in charge of the task, but it's clearly Annie.
'So Annie's spending time reassuring Brande
'that she's in charge and the truth is Annie is totally manipulating Brande.'
It all had to be her idea, it had to be her thing, and now
she's saying, "But Brande, if you don't like it it's your final decision."
'It's kind of, a fascinating thing to watch.'
It's fast break technology. It's definitely a guy thing.
The task this week is to do a four-page spread showing how
wonderful Right Guard is with an amazing athlete, David Lee.
And for me it's a very difficult task because I'm not athletic.
So what do we want to say, guys?
It has to be at least some kind of a chronology of a guy who was
sweating - in the end doesn't stink.
Our project manager this week is, and God help us, Clint Black,
and let's hope he knows what he's doing because there'll be no discussions.
We know he's the big fancy basketball player.
He went to a prep school and he's from Missouri.
I was doing research
and put together a list of facts
on David Lee, who's from St Louis, Missouri and he's
a pro basketball player for the New York Knickerbockers.
What does this guy represent?
Is he the new white boy in the league and everybody's looking at him?
What if you had all giant black guys?
That's the pressure.
That you're the one white guy in a league that's predominantly black.
I think that's hilarious. Or have him naked.
It's just him. He's a white guy. That's white.
And we just paint the orange stripe right down him.
That certainly tells you what your product is about.
But listen, though, I'm just asking.
You go your own way. Be Joan!
'I know nothing about sports.'
I elected to be catcher on a javelin team in high school.
I mean, I know nothing about sports.
So it was really between Clint
and Jesse to figure out the story.
Here's a small kid from Missouri
coming to this big old city to perform, so David Lee doesn't break a sweat.
I know the advertising game
'and I know what's current in that form of media.'
Then you open it up and it's this great awesome image
of him standing somewhere with this big ominous skyline behind him.
You use the edge of the pages and strip them in orange
and that way the power stripe is there.
I drew out a winning four-page insert telling the story
of a kid from Missouri coming to the big city and he's got all
'that pressure on him and it's not heavy on text but great images.'
Have a big beautiful image.
I like the core of the idea
but I don't think we're meeting the criteria yet.
I don't want to make the mistake of is not making Right Guard central.
"Give a guy a break. Fast Break from Right Guard presents David Lee,
"a cool guy even under pressure."
Clint was totally not taking the hint, you know.
This is a magazine thing that I fully know about.
He wants to go too wordy as far
as these random brand messages everywhere.
Going on the buzzwords, you know, "Don't get caught off guard."
What could you see doing on the back?
I don't know. I like to keep stuff simple, me personally.
So, any other idea?
"No matter how cool you are,
"the world's eyes on you make you sweat. I love cool against sweat."
That's a great idea.
Uh... whatever you think, Clint.
Do your thing.
Clint tries to come in and show everybody,
I know what I'm doing, but the bottom line is he doesn't know what he's doing.
-How you guys doing?
-I'm Bob Scott.
-Nice to meet you.
THEY TALK OVER ONE ANOTHER
I'm going with our photographer, Bob Scott.
-I actually know David.
-All right. Well...
-funnily enough, he's a friend of mine.
We're shooting a basketball court and then a nightclub.
It's actually the nightclub where I met David Lee.
Which is why I thought of it!
Luckily, we have David first, so it turns out this is
going to work for us, because if we're piecing things together
-we want more time digitally and with the graphic designer.
So this works out for us? I'm actually going to let Brande know.
-'So here's the deal. What Bob says is that'
it turns out we're very lucky
'we have David first. We have so many pieces'
to lay together that we want
to shoot David early and have more time with the graphic designer
-'to piece it all together.'
-Yes, so we definitely have the upper hand.
As soon as Annie left apparently they couldn't be separated
so Annie had to call Brande immediately to tell her a secret!
It's just, you know, high school. It's high school. I'm not a moron.
It's really clear what's happening.
OK, we'll see what happens. Call and let me know if the lighting's good or you need me.
It'd be nice if you shared with me, too,
since it's clear you two are conspiring
to get rid of me and completely ignoring me from every conversation.
Melissa, excuse me, I walked in and she called on the phone.
I understand it's clear you two are teaming to get rid of me.
Every opinion and everything have been cut out.
I'm not even acknowledged in conversations. If you don't want me to be here, fine.
I'm going to keep my mouth shut, do my job, and not going to voice any opinions,
because it's really clear it doesn't matter what I say.
OK, stop. I'm not conspiring against you at all.
I've never said anything bad about you to her,
and every... nothing like that has ever happened.
That's how it feels and that's how it appears.
And it's very, very horrible.
If my team loses those two will gang up on me so fast,
it's going to make everybody's head spin.
And it's ridiculous, and it's wrong.
Am I upset? I'm over it.
I just want to let you know there is no conspiring.
I'm just saying now it's only three of us it's very apparent,
and I just want to say,
don't think you're fooling me, because you're not.
Well, I mean...
I know in the boardroom it's going to be you guys throwing me under the bus.
I see it coming. When someone's taken to the boardroom
or someone gets taken to the boardroom, trust me, you'll fall her side.
Well, if she does the best job, of course.
Well, you won't let me do a job, so there you go.
Hopefully once the photo-shoot starts I'll be more useful.
But I'm just saying let's call a spade a spade.
Makes an easier place to work.
Trust me, I'm not a fool.
'She's so sensitive. It's, like, ridiculous.'
I'm not in cahoots against anyone,
'so get over it, don't whine about it.
'It's like, come on, don't take anything personally.'
I don't have anything against Melissa
except now I'm kind of a little irritated by her!
-This is you.
-I'm Alex, hi.
Hey, Alex. Clint Black. Good to meet you.
Photographer showed up and started getting his stuff set for the photo-shoot.
-I'm looking at locations. Do you still want the picture of New York somewhere?
-I mean, really, honestly, I can go choose the cityscape.
I think you should go shoot that.
'Jesse had the idea of the New York skyline being'
the imposing element in the background
that would then be the pressure that our NBA star, David Lee feels.
-All right, I'll see you later.
-OK. Good luck.
Jesse had a camera, he said he could go shoot it so that's what we did.
All I'm trying to do is to convey that we have the cityscape
and then there's an action of him, "Don't get caught off-guard".
-And then hero gets the girl.
-How are you?
-Hi, Clint Black.
-Nice to meet you.
-Nice to meet you.
'Our model showed up and she was going to be posing
'with David on the last page of our advertorial.'
Because in the end, he's going to be relaxing with his girlfriend,
confident that he has no body odour.
-So we're going to be shooting... We have our star basketball player from 7pm to 8.30.
So he's going to be so much taller. You can just sort of lay into him,
your head's going to be sort of down. Yeah.
'David Lee was supposed to arrive later on that night.'
In the meantime, we were making some determinations about exactly
what needed to be shot, how it would be shot.
Don't get caught off-guard now!
-Yeah. Let's have a look.
'With the digital photography,'
we're able to lay out what we were looking at with a stand-in
'so we could see the whole piece
'before we had David in the photo studio.'
-So we're going to be shooting him in the foreground of a cityscape.
You just have to find a way to see if you can squeeze all that in there.
'I took what I thought were the best parts of Jesse's cityscape idea
'and incorporated the Right Guard Power Break more'
and I felt like we had a very solid concept.
Man! That's just looking really good.
-How are you?
Wow! You've got some skills with that basketball. I'm impressed.
-So how's it going?
-I think it's going well. Jesse's been out shooting some cityscapes.
-Is Joan here, by the way.
-How's it going, Joan?
So are you guys working well together?
I know with him, you say... What I do now, I say,
"Here are a million ideas, take what you want."
-You can't argue with him cos it won't work.
-You listening, more, Joan?
Our first encounter, you've come certainly 12 to 18%.
It's amazing! I'm very proud of you!
I feel like I've gotten this criticism that I don't listen
but Joan and Jesse have both had some great ideas
'and I've been doing my best to make decisions based on a combination of all our instincts,'
so, maybe we'll finally get past this "Clint doesn't listen" phase
that everyone is going through.
Is it good having Jesse here, though?
-Jesse is very non-argumentative, you know. He picks his battles.
'And then I have to constantly remind myself that this is a game
'and when someone's the Project Manager,'
one next strategy is, let them hang themselves.
If you see them going down the wrong path, don't say anything,
-just let them go.
-But do you think Jesse would do that?
-I think he might, yeah.
I think Jesse can do a lot of good work.
But there were a few times when I wanted to get some feedback
and then he'd look up and...
..he'd just give a shrug or give very little feedback.
'I have to also consider that he's going conveniently,
'maybe in his mind, into the boardroom
with a project manager who he's going to throw under the bus.
You don't know where people's real personalities end
and their game of personality begins.
We're going to lose.
I just have that feeling of doom.
I'm running around trying to find a good spot to shoot the city
as a backdrop.
'But Clint's stinking up the trail on this one.
'I'll get the shot that works with my idea
'and I'll tell them, this is it, we can do this "heavy on the text" dumbness
'or we can do a beautiful thing that will be so nice and so bitching
'that kids will, like, want to put it on their wall.'
And guess what'll also be on their wall? Right Guard.
'Now it's come to a point in the competition where it's about talent'
and what you really know, and if you don't really know these things it's going to be blatantly obvious.
'You're just going to hold the rest of us back.'
And, action. Nice.
Cos this is all about the sexiness of...
-Smelling bad for girls.
Now we're at a nightclub and we're shooting the backdrop for David Lee
dancing with girls who are kind of up on his pits.
And you can see the confidence in knowing that you'll always stay dry,
-even though it's hot in the club.
-He's going to be like, "Woo-hoo!" and the girls are, "Yeah, baby!"
But I need hand not here, hand can come to here.
It's about his armpit, not yours.
-Are we ready? Just say action.
-Do you think we need one with the back to the camera a little bit?
I guess my role in this task is to keep my head down and work hard
cos they're trying to set me up.
So when it comes down to it, I'm working as hard, if not harder, then everybody else.
-God, this song is so great!
-God, I love this song!
-A little tighter.
Little tighter, OK. And, action!
-Oh, my God, baby got back!
-That's the winner. Brande, are you happy with that?
-I was trying to watch the composition as much as I could.
-No, that's perfect.
I feel like I have contributed a tremendous amount.
And I don't think anyone can throw me under the bus. I've done 110%
and done it right and done it well and done it fast.
-Everybody starting to load into our van.
-So you're happy?
Is there anything I can do?
That was a face.
I said, That's not the case. I swear to God, we're not."
-What?! She thought we were conspiring against her?
'I think Melissa knows she is sort of the odd man out, but frankly...'
I don't need to conspire against Melissa.
I think Melissa's doing a good job of conspiring against herself
and I don't really need to step in there...to be honest.
Throw your stuff back in the van.
-Well, I don't want to talk.
'Melissa is the weak link'
because of her sensitive and erratic behaviour, OK.
'And as a crazy person, you're not going to win,'
so I definitely would rather it be me and Annie in the next task
because I feel that Annie and I are very, very strong team.
In business and in life,
you don't always deal with people that you like.
Often times, there'll be people you just can't stand.
You don't want to deal with them, you don't like them.
Now, my celebrities are very spoiled. Guess what!
In order to get to the end, they're going to have to find a solution to this problem.
-There he is!
-Speaking of! Where are they? Can we look at them?
-It should be vertical and horizontal with it blown out a bit...
'Jesse's pictures were good.'
I really liked the shot we chose
so I started developing it into the entire layout,
trying to use all the buzz words and slogans and brand messaging
that I could.
The way you had it there was just really burning lava look, you know.
-This is good. This little fireball thing's going to be a great piece of the ad.
We can have him here and have room for all their messaging, which we've got to put in there.
Right away, Clint is going in some other direction.
'If you do all this branding everywhere,'
then add the orange... It's just like graffiti on a wall.
You just start gluing all this stuff to it
and it makes no sense at all, you know.
-What do you think about this?
-I love stuff on black.
As long as you don't get too crazy with the text all over it.
You didn't like that great black shot?
I think the black is so much better on that first one.
The reason I like that is because of kind of the heat factor,
and he's cool despite the heat, and it's also colour branding.
-How many projects have you worked with me?
And what do I do? I say what I think.
-And I give it to our Project Manager to
-I'll do it.
-I don't like the all-black look.
'Joan doesn't want any friction and she doesn't want to be part of it
'so I'll do all the ganging up on Clint.
'I'm used to working with professionals and people that really know what they're doing'
and he doesn't know what he's doing.
He has no business doing it, you know.
Awesome! The Right Guard deodorants are where the World Trade Centres used to be.
That'll be good.
'The ad's cheesy, the layout's cheesy,
'the graphics are cheesy, the photos are dumb. It's a bummer.
'Cos we could've really did well.'
Instead, we do crap, you know...
I hate it.
I just want to make sure there's nothing we're leaving out of this...
..in the brand messaging.
You know what I'm talking about?
-I didn't hear you, Clint. I'm sorry, I was writing.
Should we say PowerGel and PowerStrike?
-Jess... Eyes up, listen.
-Mm... It's Clint's call.
'Jesse, I guess he didn't like some of the directions we were going
'and just detached himself.'
I've used some of Joan's ideas, I've used some of Jesse's ideas.
'Some of them were really great but they weren't 100% great.
'But if somebody on my team expects me to take 100% of their ideas'
100% of the time, then, you know, who's the baby?
Who's really got the problem?
So what point should I start arguing with Clint...?
-Well, you better do it fast...
-..cos his idea totally blows.
-Are you going to say something?
-I tried to but I don't think he...
I don't think it registers.
If this is Jesse's tactic to get rid of Clint,
it's wrong. Once you're on a team, you've got to work for that team.
'Clint is a one-man band. He would give himself a hicky!
'I mean, no question about it, but again, if Jesse is trying to sink Clint...'
Nah, it's not right.
-Over 24-hour protection...
-Hi, I'm Melissa.
-Hi, I'm David. How you doing?
-Nice to meet you. Brande?
-Brande, how you doing?
-How are you? Nice to meet you.
-You know this lady.
-How are you?
'David Lee walks in the door'
and I was surprised. I didn't realise how cute he was going to be!
'Like he was really, really cute!'
-You're having fun cos you're dry!
-Because I'm dry?!
-If I were dry, I would not be having fun.
-OK, woo! Girls, dance!
'What we're showing in each picture is that when you wear Right Guard,
'you are confident.'
You are hard-working and still staying dry.
There you go. "I'm a sexy man." Come on, be sexy!
-When we say "sexy" we mean big smiles. This is a man's magazine. We don't need you to be sexy.
-No, I got them.
'I was supposed to be in charge of the photo-shoot.'
Brande took over halfway through because I feel
'she felt she had nothing to do.'
-Happy to see David Lee!
-And David Lee's happy to see his fans!
"I'm so happy cos I don't sweat!"
And smile, you're happy, everyone's happy!
I'm being frozen out.
Nobody cares what I have to say, what I do.
There's simply not enough work to go around as apparently they're capable of doing everything without me.
With Right Guard Extreme Dry I never get caught off-guard. David Lee, forward, New York Nicks.
-We got five with this outfit, five with the other.
She's, "OK, we'll go with your concept, you explain it, you do the layout,
"you write the copy and you do the presentation." And I'm like, "OK."
-I'm going to say yes to my boss.
-Of course. Well, I mean, I feel like I'm being shoved out.
Brande told me Melissa
was having a paranoid fantasy about us conspiring against her
so I actually tried to make sure I was pulling her in privately to me.
It absolutely just made it seem like I wasn't on Brande's side.
You know what I mean? That I was trying to be more of a neutral party.
-I don't want to be thrown off the bus.
-"She was the weakest link." I was trying to do my job, the edit.
-You know what I mean?
-I totally understand.
I mean, I think we both have opposite problems.
'Playing cards is all about game theory, managing your opponents,
'working out logical strategies to counteract.
'This is exactly what I do.
'There's ways you can manipulate your competitors
'that can work to your advantage, which I did well with Melissa.'
I'm trying to make sure I get into the final four. Right now that's what my goal is.
-No mistaking it. It's you! Clint Black.
-Hey. David Lee.
-This is Jesse James.
-Hi, David, nice to me.
David Lee arrived and he was great.
It's so great to just be at a photo-shoot and it's someone else being photographed!
Eyes really strong right here.
Bring in your elbows a little tighter and tuck in your face down in there a little bit more.
'I took control of the shoot.'
I've done about 1,600 of them and really had the plan in my mind
'and I felt like I could do a good job of guiding the photographer.'
I just can't imagine it having gone any better.
All right, we'll switch uniforms if that's OK with you.
We've got a Right Guard one.
Can we take that for you?
During the photo-shoot, we reshot all of the blue
'Nicks uniform shots of David with this orange uniform'
with Right Guard on the front of it.
I think it just worked better in branding.
Not even breaking a sweat. No odour. Mr "no odour" Lee.
Oh, yeah. We're losing.
Clint was in charge of the photo shoot.
The overall setup is wrong.
You can nuzzle up right... Close without looking like you're smelling his armpit.
I'm just trying to make sense of them sitting on the couch, you know.
What are they doing?
Well, what I was going for was making them less significant.
Small them down in the photo. It's about the product. You know what I mean?
I've been around Clint for how many tasks? I know there's no arguing.
Let him fall on his own sword. If he wants to go in that direction let him do it.
But, still, I hate losing.
-You guys are great.
-That's a wrap!
Never seen anyone snuggle quite like that.
All right. Just let me know when you're ready for me to start looking over your shoulder.
When the photo shoot was over, I was real happy with it.
We already had the basic layout for our graphic designer to be able to take the elements
that we already created and focus on the graphic layout.
-We're just seeing how things are going?
-It's going great.
-Oh, good! Did you like David?
Annie was trying to see what we were doing, to see what the mood was in our room.
"Hi, how you doing?"
"Oh, they don't look so happy. Good!"
-You can come visit us any time.
-We just want to say hi.
I bet she wears a size six. And I bet she wears three garments.
Six, six, six.
I thought she was Hitler.
I don't want to insult Hitler.
Annie plays people brilliantly.
Oh, she's just so despicable. She is so duplicitous.
I can't wait for her to get her first facelift because she's going to need two doctors.
See if you can get the Right Guard in there on his shirt. Yeah. There you go!
-What do you think?
-I think it looks like BLEEP.
Really? What's bad about it?
You know, it's not like an advertorial-style ad.
I just don't want to go forward with you thinking it sucks.
Well, it doesn't matter. You're the project manager.
We'll go with this and we'll make it as good as we possibly can make this.
-That looks magaziney.
-That looks so BLEEP terrible.
It's just laughable. I don't know how to comment on it.
Jesse, what would you change because you have fresher eyes?
I'd hit the delete button.
Start all over. Do it like I said.
Yeah, but it's not clear enough to me what you're saying should be different.
That's probably because you've no business doing something like that.
You have no training in it and you have absolutely no skills of laying out any kind of magazine.
Why don't you be the Project manager then?
What more can I do besides draw pictures?
We would have won an award for that ad for the first one because it was so great.
But you don't listen.
The same problem that everyone else has had with you.
All right. All right. OK.
You didn't let it...
It will serve you well in the boardroom but we've got a problem now.
The stuff with Jesse. The only thing that I can figure is it's gameplaying.
And that he has to be able to go into the boardroom and try
and secure his position but, for crying out loud,
the guy has spent 70 percent of the day looking at his computer,
not involving himself in the activities of the task.
He really believes that there was absolutely nothing wrong with a single element of his idea.
You completely went in your own direction so you want to go in your own direction, own it like a man.
I'll own it like a man. But, you know what?
Don't be a BLEEP.
Own it and go for it and do your thing. Don't BLEEP cry about it. I don't want to hear it.
-Is that really how you're going to describe how I'm dealing with it?
-Yeah. You're being a BLEEP.
-OK. I can do that.
I laid out one idea that was 100 percent original, but you're too BLEEP stupid to realise it.
-It's not my fault.
When you get lit up in the boardroom for not doing an editorial-style layout, you'll know why.
So, you lay out an idea and if I don't use all of it
then you're not going to help with the other part of the idea that I did use?
-Good. Now that we got that straight maybe we can get somewhere.
-All right then.
No-one understands the therapy that Clint has gone through in three sessions with me.
He's trying so hard. He now takes at least 15 minutes before he rejects an idea.
That's a big step forward for Clint. Now, Jesse just went bananas.
I never saw Jesse so angry. This was ugly.
-You need to just pack your BLEEP and go home.
-That's what I'm going to do.
-You're out of town.
I want to be around people that are helpful. If we want to salvage this thing, it's not helpful.
Do like I said. Hit "delete" and save yourself some embarrassment.
We already know how you feel and if you don't want to be helpful.
I've been more than helpful, you just too stupid to realise it.
-Well, sit over there and admire me as the stupid guy that you love so much.
-We're going to lose. Bottom line.
I was the first person to recommend that Clint goes home.
Everyone was like, "What did he say?!"
Get that BLEEP BLEEP out of here.
He's going to go in and tell Donald Trump, "Oh, I tried so hard.
"I was listening to everybody and taking input."
BLOWS A RASPBERRY
This sounds like my first marriage.
We flash to page three where the concept becomes clear in this stand-up-and-take-notice image
that we hope will become iconic.
-Right Guard. Click.
We were going over the presentation and Jim Cramer walks in. We got to show him the whole layout.
Are you happy with where we are? Do you feel like you're going to win?
-Not even an issue? I like that confidence.
-Obviously, this is just the cover page.
-I came up with the general concept of the bare shot of him,
"The only thing I ever need to wear" pretty early in the morning"
-That's your tagline?
I came up with that. I also went to two locations to get the photo shoots which I did.
Annie was doing everything but dancing on the table with her top down trying to impress Jim Cramer.
I came up with this concept almost right away.
Then, I essentially did the layout with him and I'm writing a kick-ass presentation.
Honestly, I would say that I was tasked with quite a lot
and I think that given how much I was tasked with I actually did everything really well.
It's my concept. I have to stand behind it but everybody was on board with it so, I'm good with that.
I think Annie set it up so if they lose, Annie doesn't take the bullet.
Rather remarkable positioning to both be able to take credit for the good
but certainly not be hit if they don't win.
Very clever work.
-If each one of you had one wish for me to say for each of you. What would it be?
-Good leader for me.
-OK. Good leader.
-Worked my ass off and did some amazing branding.
-That I visually told a story.
But do you know what word I would really like to hear?
Hopefully everyone agrees with this, is that it was equal.
I swear I almost punched her in the face.
I'd better be getting credit
for having been tasked with this much stuff, have this much stuff but on my shoulders.
-I don't want someone standing up saying, "equal".
-Everyone did their part.
If we had to get out one message about our team yesterday, it was, "equal".
All right. Good luck tonight.
We didn't put in equal work. There was one person in this group who did a lot more than everybody else
and then she's saying to Jim Cramer, "equal".
-Thank you. Melissa didn't come up with good ideas, she didn't do that much.
So, if we lose, I think that Melissa should be fired.
I think "equal" is the right message to send as a group.
You know? It really is truly the sum of its parts.
They did what they were supposed to do to make it all come together.
When you're talking about succeeding in business or in life, the word "passion" really comes into play.
I'm not saying it's more important than talent or brains, but I'll tell you what. It's right up there.
Over the years, I've seen a lot of people in business.
I've seen some really smart ones and, frankly, if they don't have passion,
no matter how smart they are, they don't make it.
So, now, we're coming to the end.
Do our people have that passion?
Do they have that drive to continue on to the end and win
and ultimately become the Celebrity Apprentice?
-Good afternoon, gentlemen.
We've created for you a layout that will show Fast Break and David Lee holding up under immense pressure.
We start off with David, immersed in fire, representing the pressure on an NBA star and his deodorant.
You'll notice a power stripe down the sides of the pages.
This is designed not only to deliver the brand messaging to the avid reader
but also to the casual reader who merely flips through the pages.
In the two-page spread, we brand Fast Break further by making the sticks larger than life,
one even towering over the six foot nine Nicks power forward.
The presentation, as far as I'm concerned, was kind of irrelevant.
I don't think we did the best we possibly could as a team.
Clint should just go home. It's time.
Finally, on the fourth page,
the brand messaging is driven home as David relaxes with his date.
Very cool. Obviously not worried at all about embarrassing body odour. Why?
Fast Break - 24-hour antiperspirant and deodorant.
Nothing responds to odour faster.
Never get caught off guard with Right Guard Fast Break technology.
-Thank you very much.
-Thank you. Good day.
-Hi. My team, Athena, just want to tell you we're so excited to be presenting you
our four-page advertorial for Right Guard in conjunction with NBA and David Lee.
So, let's look at the first two pages of our advertorial.
This first picture on page one depicts David on the court.
The brand is prominently placed on the page
leaving no doubt for the reader what product is being advertised.
Page two. Even after he is done with the game, David is not done working.
If we look at the bottom of page two, we see him with lifted arm,
confident that he is dry and odour free even when playing as hard as he works on the basketball court.
High-performance. Hard-working. Confidence.
Can you think of a better way of describing Right Guard? We can't.
Annie is not good presenting.
I think she's not conversational enough.
I think is very much presentation, reading off a script.
It sort of makes it stiff.
If your presentation sucks, you're going to lose.
What do all these outfits have in common?
Underneath each of them he's wearing the most important thing, his Right Guard Extreme Dry.
So we go to page three where this concept becomes clear in a stand-up-and-take-notice image,
Right Guard. The only thing I ever need to wear.
And then page four, the beauty shot. And the brand message.
Right Guard Extreme Dry invisible solid and gel,
alongside a branded basketball
clearly in a locker room paired with sport as it should be.
Right Guard. The only thing you ever need to wear.
I know it's the only thing I ever need to wear.
-Thank you. Thank you.
How did the teams do?
I think they both did really well. We liked both of their work.
Both would work well in a sports illustrated environment.
-How did KOTU do?
-KOTU did very well.
They had great branding.
They used our orange colour, which is really a key trademark of this new product, very well.
Integrated the NBA star, David Lee, quite nicely.
Then they picked up our power stripe idea and ran it around the border.
What KOTU do badly?
Since David Lee is a rising NBA star - his recognisability -
he's a little bit lower than some other players right now.
They probably could have done a nicer job of linking him to the Nicks currently.
Maybe use a Nicks Jersey. His actual Jersey is another option.
OK. Athena did very well also. What did they do best?
We liked the stopping power of this visual right here,
that shows David Lee, kind of, bare-chested from the waist up.
They finished, I think, in a nice way to finish, with the ball,
the locker room, the Branding. I think they did a solid job there
and they did a very nice job of linking to the NBA in the end.
-And what did they do badly then?
-They missed the order.
If you had started with the strong visual starting power -
of David, the ball.
The issue is that it's, kind of, buried on the third of the four-page spread.
So, which team was better?
Both teams were very good but the winner is...
So, Brande, these are two tough women, how did you do?
I really feel strongly about what we did
and I can't imagine the executives not choosing it.
-Could she handle, could she handle you, Melissa?
-Could she handle you, Annie?
-Brande handles me great.
I think we make a great team.
-Clint, how did your team do?
-If we won, we did brilliantly!
-Tell me if you won.
-I think that...we did the best we could.
What do you think, Jesse, what did you think of your team?
I didn't think it was much the team.
-Because, er, Clint didn't utilise Joan and myself 100%.
But if you won, he probably did a very good job, right?
I don't agree.
What's Clint's problem in your opinion, Jesse?
Cos people don't like Clint very much and I'm surprised cos I think he's great.
-I think he's a very tough guy.
-This is a tough crowd to...to operate in.
Especially what's left is a tough crowd, that's why they all left, I guess.
What's Clint's problem in your eyes, Jesse?
I think Clint is too caught up with being "the guy".
He wants to be the guy with the good idea
and the hardest thing about being a great leader
is to realise what you CAN'T do.
It's like me, if the task was, like, singing country music
or playing country guitar,
that's the guy I'm going to want on my team
because I'm going to use 100% of his ability.
I own a magazine and it's a beautiful magazine
and I, you know, tried every possible way to communicate to Clint, you know,
"Hey, this is how this new type of advertorial is done, let's do it."
But is he hard to get along with?
-Or does he just not want to listen to anybody?
I'm confused by it. It's like it doesn't register.
Clint, what do you think?
Well, I'm surprised to hear how little I listened
when a lot of the best parts of the layout were their ideas.
Jesse's initial layout appealed to me so much,
I became SO enthusiastic we went with it and what I found out,
at the end of the evening, was that he thought 100% of this idea or that idea should've been used.
He told me that he gave me two ideas that were each 100% perfect
and that if I didn't want to use those then I'm an idiot
or I was "stupid", I think is what he said.
But I found that as project manager I had to make these decisions
based on my own gut reaction to the ideas
and as they are throwing out these ideas I just had to,
I had to make these decisions and it's ironic that...
OK, that's enough cos I don't even know what the hell you're saying.
Let me ask you this, Clint, you think Jesse is a team player?
He was not a team player this time.
For a moment he was but when he said it was crap at the 11th hour,
when we had one hour to go, and I asked Jesse, you know,
"I know you had problems with this, what can we do to make it better?",
and his solution was, "Hit the delete button and start all over."
-Joan, you are going to say something?
-No, I was just... No.
Is there truth, though, in what Clint's saying?
Is Jesse team player?
Er, last night I think it was very hard to be a team player,
they were really at odds with each other. It was... I felt like a kindergarten teacher.
Jesse, had you find Joan as a team player?
-She is an ass
-I'm just kidding!
-No, I can see. That was with love, Joan.
-I know, I know.
-I could see it.
I think Joan's been amazing so far
and, honestly, she's strong, she's tough
but she's got a way about her that's really been amazing.
I knew right when I met her, the first day that we started this competition,
that I was going to be friends with her. I could just tell.
-And there's this, like, crazy sexual electricity between us.
-You'd better be careful about him, you know the way...
-HE'D better be careful!
So, I'm going to ask you, Joan, what did you think of Clint as a project manager?
I didn't agree with his ideas
but the minute he said, "These are the ideas,"
I wanted to make these the BEST of his ideas.
-She was very helpful.
-I don't know what else you do.
Are you getting along with Clint better now?
-It sounds like, maybe, you're back to where you started.
-I understand Clint and I love Clint,
I think he's a terrific man. I think he's very dogmatic,
I think he's come a long way from where we started, the two of us.
-Tough to change, Clint, isn't it?
-I like being me.
Joan, has he changed or are you just accepting the fact that Clint has a certain way
and you're going to try and work around it?
I think he's changed as much as he could possibly change
without deep therapy.
-I don't think anybody changes, actually.
They come out a certain way, for the most part that's what you get.
Clint, do you ever take your hat off?
Not much, no.
I should wear a hat.
Although I like my hair. It's real but...
-You have great hair.
It's a little bit... What about you and I wearing hats, Jim, right?
Nobody would recognise you.
Black hat makes your head look thinner, that's why I wear it.
That could be good in my case. So, Brande, what you think? Do you think you won?
I really think we won. I really do.
And if they came up with something better than they deserve it.
What was your primary theme?
Our theme was hard-working, high-performance confidence.
It's what David Lee does throughout the day
and what he wears underneath all of his clothes throughout the day
-is Right Guard.
-And what did you think of David Lee?
I mean, you've never seen anybody that big...
I was shocked cos he's so personable and so cute and...he doesn't really SEEM that big.
-What is he, like 6' 11" or something?
-6' 9", 240.
-He's a big person.
-He's a big boy.
-And a nice guy?
-Fabulous to work with.
-He's a friend so...
Was he nice with your team also?
-He was great. Great to work with.
Now, Annie, you made a statement and Joan's eyes go up at me. You don't like...
Now, that one you don't like, Joan?
Everybody, you know? Everybody loves Annie, every, Annie knows everybody.
-I actually know David.
-It's great! It's... Annie, it's fabulous!
You must have SOME Christmas card list!
-David's a friend of mine...
-That's fine. Just, she knows everybody!
-I was saying something innocuous, but...
I'm quiet, Melissa. Mr Trump asked me a question, I answered it.
Annie, how did your team work as a unit?
-I think we worked great is the unit.
-And what happens if you lost?
-I still think we worked great as a unit.
-And you should be fired if you lost?
-Why do you say that?
Er, because I think a lot of that spread was put on, on me
-and the presentation was put on me and I think that I did...
-Is that true, Melissa?
Was it put on Annie? I mean, you have a team leader.
-Brande made all those decisions.
-I know, but is it true that,
-Annie is saying that she did most of the work.
-No, I'm saying a lot of the stuff was tasked to me.
-Is that true, Brande?
I gave Annie the job of brand messaging
because she is the queen of brand messaging.
I gave the task of doing the presentation
because I feel she is the queen of doing presentations and I want to win
so I'm going to give her those two jobs.
Melissa and I are good at photo shoots and models and putting...
You think Annie's the smartest person on your team?
Cos that's sort of what your saying.
Well, I don't think that Annie could've done a photo shoot
and could of, like, put that together...
Brande, knowing how to delegate is very important
but you are almost undermining yourself with this whole conversation.
All of the essential components of the task you delegated away from yourself
and these are the things that most project managers
wouldn't forego the opportunity to be part of.
Well, I don't think that I for...
for-goo the, the opportunity to do that.
I think that Annie was the one
-that went and did a lot of the brand integration...
-Did Annie take over the team?
-Melissa, did Annie take over the team?
Brande allowed Annie to be the loudest voice.
-And did that bother you?
-I felt that I was being boxed out in a gameplay.
By Annie and Brande. It felt very much like high school
and Annie is very smart like that.
It's what she does, she's a poker player!
So, you don't like any very much either?
-She plays us like a deck of cards!
-I would like to defend myself.
-Are you playing everybody like a deck of cards?
-I-I-I have not lied.
And the thing that I would like to say
is that in the 10 boardrooms that we have been here,
I have never once made a personal attack on anybody in this room,
-which is very different than the two people attacking me.
-No, the difference is
we are saying it to your face!
You're such a troublemaker, you are such a conniver,
you are such a two-faced person.
The three of us are sitting there and she'll walk up to Brande and whisper in her ear
and then they walk away. Like, "Hi! Am I here?"
Wait, Joan, you think Brande's a follower?
You don't think she's a leader?
She's not a leader.
-Jim, what did you observe?
-I heard this queen analogy,
it's disturbing me because you're the queen.
I mean, I'm trying to figure out, if she's the queen, what does that make you?
You just took away from what I thought was a great position when I was observing you,
which is this tremendous three queens.
We've got one queen and we've got a couple of pawns.
That's very much the feeling that I got
and one of the things I did say the Brande was,
"Look, if Annie's feeling overwhelmed,
"I've done a lot of presentations,
"I'm more than happy to stand up and do it,"
and, basically, I was told, "No, she's got it!"
And I even called you out on it yesterday
and said, "You guys are trying to shut me out
"and I know if we go to the boardroom you...",
and let me tell you why Annie's trying to shut me out
because I think Annie thinks she can beat YOU more easily than she can beat me.
I think I can beat you more easily than I think I can beat Brande
-and that's 100% the honest truth.
-Why do you say that?
-I think that Brande's a extremely effective fundraiser
and if I have to go against somebody in the final I would prefer to be against someone
who I don't think can be as effective in fundraising as I can.
OK. Jim and Ivanka, could you just show each team the other team's ad?
This is KOTU.
-Jim, would you show them, please?
And here's one.
So, Brande, what do you think?
-It's a lot better than I thought it was going to be.
-Do you think it's better that what you did?
-I think it's close. Given the way that they were talking,
I thought I was going to see something terrible! I think it's pretty good.
Clint, how do you feel?
I feel we branded the product better.
I think ours is prettier.
Jesse, what do you think? You're a very visual guy. What do you think?
-Ours is better.
-You think yours is better?
How do you feel about the fact that you like it now
but you didn't like what you were doing before and you didn't like the job that Clint was doing?
-I still don't like ours.
-But you think is better than what they did?
-I think it might just be that much enough to win.
I will tell you right now, the executives liked both very much.
So, this is, again, not a slaughter. It's always tougher for me.
Are you ready?
you'll be very happy to know that the executives liked yours better.
It was all Clint.
Well, now we have to give Clint some credit.
Not that much, you won, Jesse, take it easy, Jesse.
When you win you win, you got to give somebody credit, and, Jesse,
-you should be more gracious. Honestly.
-I'll tell him good job.
-That's nice to see.
-A lot of great ideas from you both.
Not only did you win but your ad will be featured in Sports Illustrated and SI.com
and your charity will be getting, as you know, 20,000.
-What is the charity?
-International Rett Syndrome Foundation.
-That's a good charity, congratulations.
-Brande, Danny, Melissa.
Please go outside for a few minutes, thank you.
Just for the record, I have not been conspiring against you.
I analysed it, it felt like that way, and I said, we talked about it.
It's really just Brande and I, you know,
-I didn't like her for a while, I love her now...
-Just understand, we're down to three people.
-I hated high school and it feels like high school.
I'll properly get fired. No, I'm serious.
It's not even...
-I'm the easiest target.
-No, I'm the project manager.
Clint, you deserve this. You deserve it, you deserve it.
We'll have to have some champagne on that.
And you should, truly no one worked like you did.
-I appreciate that, thank you.
-I'll give you that, you did work hard.
It feels pretty good to win, I was beaten up
over what our layout looked like and it was all riding on my shoulders.
Then, to win, I don't know if I have felt this high in this game, yet.
It's a sweet victory. Here's to this lady right here
-for keeping us from killing each other. Yeah, wouldn't happen.
So, Jim, what do you think?
Look, I think Brande's a fine girl, she's got to go.
She delegated it, why shouldn't she be the one who gets tossed?
-I think Brande may seem like the more obvious decision
given that she was project manager,
and yet, Annie and Melissa could hang themselves.
'Amanda, bring them back in.'
Yes, sir. He's all ready for you, head back in.
Sit down, please.
So, Brande, you're the project manager,
why should you stay?
I should stay because from the very beginning I have shown my skills.
From the very beginning I have been called a star,
I have been called a hard worker,
I have raised the second most money out of everybody here,
and I have stepped up on the very...
-Second most to who?
Yesterday, I actually stepped up
and said, "I want to be project manager, again."
All of us have been project manager and I just automatically said,
"I want to do it."
And I didn't hear any arguments.
In the end, your project lost.
You said that you chose the task,
we heard from Melissa that she did not play much of a role,
so I'm stuck here thinking, why shouldn't you be the fall woman?
I said that Melissa and I were in charge of the photo shoot and the editing.
Because she's dumb!
She's a lovely woman, but she's not bright.
-Let me ask you a much more interesting question, Brande.
Growing up always being very beautiful and all of that stuff,
do you think it is a disadvantage in terms of brain power?
In other words, you don't have to use your brain the same way as other women
that are maybe less attractive?
It's absolutely the opposite.
-Because of that, I have always had to work harder and prove myself.
-Both breasts can count to 10!
So you think your beauty has actually made you smarter?
Absolutely, and I think Ivanka can probably relate to that, because she's gorgeous and very smart.
She's probably had to fight her looks, as well.
OK, Brande should stay(!)
All right. Annie, what do you have to say?
It's a tough situation when you are down this far.
I doubt there's anybody in this game who wants to win more than I do.
-kill, bury your mother for it.
Who would you fire?
Melissa, she's competition.
Given this particular task, I think there are arguments both ways,
given the overall performance in the game,
Brande has probably been a stronger player overall.
There were definitely mistakes made in terms of how things were managed this task, also...
Why shouldn't I fight you? You took control of the project.
I did not take control, sir.
I literally said, "What do you want me to do?"
I was told what to do and at every point I would show her.
-Is that true, Brande?
OK, so you are really saying she should not be fired.
I can't think of any reason why she should be,
unless they just hated the brand, which obviously they didn't.
So, who would you fire?
I think they're both wonderful people, both hard workers,
but Melissa has gotten too personal in the game.
Because of that, it becomes, like, "you said this and hurt my feelings."
Then you've to deal with all that, and it's like, let's just get down to the task.
Brande, how do you think these two would be as a team if you got fired?
Not as good a team as if it was Annie and I.
I can understand that.
Jim, any comments?
Well, I think that this was the time to step up.
I'm a big believer that when you are at this end in the competition,
this is the best competition in the world. You're at the top.
This is when you had to say, drop the Mother Teresa stuff,
just tell us why we should vote against the other people
I would have liked to have heard, "This woman is a definite negative, and you'll lose with her."
"She didn't deliver, her ideas were bad, even though our idea didn't win, hers was terrible." Substance.
He just asked me why I should win, I told him. Then he asked me who should be fired, and I told him.
-I'll speak up.
-You took the I-95 down to I-80 to the TransCanada Highway.
I answered the question!
I think Jim's saying that you lacked passion, in your defence.
And being a project manager,
more is expected of you here in the boardroom.
You have to defend yourself.
I feel that I defended myself perfectly.
I said exactly why I should be here.
-But you didn't say why Melissa should be fired.
-Yes, I did.
-I exactly said.
-It was a backhanded way to try to get rid of her.
-Well, I think that Melissa should be fired.
I believe I am a better player,
I will go to the end and will bring more money into this game than anybody else here.
OK? How about that?
-What part of this would your like me to address?
-I don't care, whatever you want to address.
I have worked my ass off, I have been in the middle of the pack, fundraising.
I will say that, but I have outworked everybody.
I am always the one to step up and do whatever, whenever.
-And, no, Brande...
-Let's talk about through the whole show, OK?
When there were times I was running around working my butt off...
I didn't say you didn't work hard, but, Brande, I worked just as hard!
-You said you worked harder than everybody in the game.
-OK, we've all worked hard.
-Melissa, let me ask you...
-Can I finish?
There's a very big point to this, I put out ideas,
I did everything, we didn't go with my ideas, fine.
I do not hold responsibility for any of the creative.
And let's discuss the fact that I am walking around with two ripped tendons and I have not said a word
and not missed a day.
That's not my problem.
It's amazing to me that we're sitting here and Annie is
so comfortably getting to lay back
and not effectively being put in the hot seat despite the fact
that not only did you do the presentation but you were really responsible for the concept.
You guys lost.
It's amazing that you are fighting with Melissa, and Annie is sitting there not saying anything.
-What do you think?
-Annie would take full credit for it if we won.
That's why she's good at this.
A lot of that is the execution of the photographic and the stuff
which was not in my wheelhouse. I came up with the concept.
-I did the branding.
-And I followed my instructions, as given to me.
The truth is that Melissa was unable to raise a lot of money so far,
and frankly you two raised a lot of money.
Jim, I'd like to ask your opinion. Who would you fire if you were me?
It's been a disturbing part of the boardroom.
Because, I think, when you stepped up, I felt great about you.
You got the free pass which is amazing, just amazing.
But maybe you deserved it because you raised a lot of money. Melissa.
You'd fire Melissa?
Her mother doesn't know, does she?
I don't really... Do not worry about my mother's participation.
Then, yeah, I'd fire her.
-Can I ask a question as to why?
When I followed and did everything asked and expected of me.
I gave up my own ideas, and still worked 100 percent.
I'll tell you why, and I think why Jim is saying this.
As we go down into the final weeks,
it is raising a lot of money that will count.
And I feel confident that I have re-rallied my troops.
Which troops? The ones who didn't put up money in the first place?
I got £50,000, which is the fourth highest in the show.
I've got one and two here. What's four?
It's not even in the play-offs.
I expected this and accept this, I am not happy, I came to win.
I feel that I have been maligned by two people
who have set up a cabal to set me up for tonight.
I don't think so, I think you've done a lot of good. You've been an amazing player.
-Not amazing enough.
-Well, you've done really an amazing job.
But, Melissa, you're fired.
-Thank you very much.
Go ahead, please.
-That was brutal.
-That was just awful.
It's going to be a tough team, these two.
Brande, once she realised everything was on the line, boom!
-She really fought back.
-They're the two strongest.
-You bet, wow!
-Anything can happen in the boardroom.
-Joan is not going to be happy.
You have now got a Nazi and a follower,
and I wish the two of you a lot of luck.
I'm not coming in tomorrow.
Joan doesn't want to be here without Melissa.
Melissa is her support system.
Those two have been, kind of, teamed up,
even though they've been on separate teams.
They're mother and daughter, you can't break that bond.
43 year career. I don't work with scum.
-like two little
-whore pit vipers!
Did you see that?
-We went to say goodbye.
-goodbye to you both. Goodbye.
-I want my
-and I want it now.
I am not getting in without it. And I am not coming back for an interview.
-You are a piece of
-and you are a stupid blonde. That simple.
You have been so manipulated. You have been so manipulated.
She is going to knock you off. Do you think you are going to win?
You're not going to win. I don't want to hear it.
Joan, I'm still here and Melissa's not,
so how am I the one who has been manipulated? How about that?
-Figure it out.
-Yeah, I'm still here.
-How about that?
Does this mean that much to you?
Yes, it does, I want to give 250,000 to my charity!
-It's not all about money.
-Yes, it is!
-Suddenly it's about money.
This woman has things twisted. That's why we're here.
We're here to raise money for our charity. OK?
I don't want to hear this charity nonsense.
Charity is a very wonderful thing.
This is a side of Joan I haven't seen and I definitely didn't think
I was going to see it coming towards me.
And your people, you give money with blood on it.
I've met your people, in Vegas, for 40 years.
None of them have last names. None of them. They have cash full of drugs.
You're a poker player? A poker player?!
That's beyond white trash.
Poker players are the most awesome people in the world.
Poker players are trash, darling. Trash.
-I want my
-now. I want my purse, I want everything.
And, David, you're not getting an interview.
Uh-oh, guys, guys.
Melissa is in the green wing.
I'm not coming back. Yeah, I have been really ineffective(!)
-everyone. I'm not coming back up, mum.
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The American version of the business-based reality series. The remaining celebrities will be challenged to create a four-page ad for a new deodorant which will feature basketball player David Lee.