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Gilbert Gottfried to Play for Autism Speaks on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

January 05, 2015

Actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried is competing on the 14th season of Celebrity Apprentice which just premiered last night on NBC. Gottfried who is famous for his roles as voicing the parrot Lago in Disney's Aladdin and his guest appearances on Saturday Night Live has chosen Autism Speaks as the organization he will be playing for to raise money and awareness towards the cause.

Gottfried will be joined by 15 other celebrity contestants who will alll be playing for their favorite charties including Johnny Damon, Terrell Owens, Brandi Glanville, Vivica A. Fox, and Geraldo Rivera among others. The last person standing will win $250,000 to go back to their designated charity. 

Check your local listings.

You can read more about this year's Celebrity Apprentice here.