Maria Kanellis: 5 Things I Learned From Being on Celebrity Apprentice

It’s true that Maria Kanellis knows how to take you down. But when the professional wrestler (who also sings, acts and models) appeared on “The Celebrity Apprentice 3,” she showed audiences that she knew a thing or two about fighting with her words as well.

Kanellis also learned some things from being on that reality show – and it wasn’t just how not to laugh at Donald Trump’s hair (“Trump’s hair is something, but I do respect the hair because it has gotten him more magazine covers and more interviews and more news articles than anything else he does,” she laughs.) She shares some of her favorite takeaways for her battles in the “Apprentice” ring.
Maria Kanellis: 5 Things I Learned From Being on Celebrity Apprentice

4It's Better to be Respected Than Loved

At least as far as careers are concerned, Kanellis says that, “sometimes you have to disappoint people or maybe go against the grain in order to really accomplish something.”

“There were a lot of times when I was on Celebrity Apprentice when I had the not-so-popular opinion about things,” she says. “But at the end of the day, we would win the challenge from that idea. You can’t always be looking for someone to pat you on the back. Sometimes you have to know you’re right and move forward with it and gain respect because of it.”

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