The Celebrity Apprentice is getting to an end. And it´s up to the finals…
Annie Duke versus Joan Rivers, Joan Rivers versus Annie Duke.
They are each other on screen nemesis… So, Expect great television next week.
Who is Annie Duke?
Annie Duke, (www.annieduke.com), has established herself as one of the best poker players in the world. In 2004, Duke beat out an assembly of 234 players in the World Series of Poker $2000 buy-in Omaha Hi/Lo Split and won her first WSOP bracelet. In August of the same year, Duke knocked out eight of the world’s greatest poker legends and won $2 million in the No-Limit Texas Hold’em winner-take-all, invitation-only WSOP Tournament of Champions, established by ESPN and Harrah’s Entertainment.
Duke now serves as a consultant for the online poker site UltimateBet.com to ensure that their rules of poker and tournament structure match those you would find in the famous poker rooms of the Las Vegas strip. Furthermore, she is sought after for her vast poker skills and knowledge, coaching the likes of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Ashton Kutcher and Charles Barkley on their poker game. Duke regularly offers a private poker lesson with herself as an auction item for charity auctions and has raised funds to benefit numerous charities. Duke is also involved in various charitable organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ante Up for Africa (a project with actor Don Cheadle), Children’s Hospital, and many others. Duke will be playing for the charity, Refugees International.
Who is Joan Rivers?
Joan Rivers, (www.joanrivers.com) is a force of nature, and one of the hardest working celebrities in the world. Comedienne, Tony-nominated actress, bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning television talk show host, playwright, screenwriter, motion picture director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer and cosmetic company entrepreneur, red carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman and, most importantly to her, mother and grandmother.
Rivers’ career skyrocketed in 1968 when she appeared on “The Tonight Show” starring Johnny Carson. Within three years she was hosting “That Show with Joan Rivers,” one of the first syndicated daytime shows, and went on to become the first sole guest host of “The Tonight Show.” Her own “The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers” helped launch the Fox Network in 1986. In 1989, she returned to daytime television with “The Joan Rivers Show,” winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host the following year, and her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1990, she launched the Joan Rivers Classics Collection of fashion jewelry on QVC. Along with her daughter Melissa, she hosted E!’s red carpet events from 1996-2004. From 2004-2007 they continued their “must-see” red carpet coverage for the TV Guide Channel, garnering the highest ratings ever for the channel. Rivers will be playing for the charity, God’s Love We Deliver.
Don´t miss the Celebrity Apprentice Season Finale! It´s going to be a great show!