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David Cassidy Fired From 'Celebrity Apprentice'

March 7, 2011 (8:57 am) GMT
He was the first fired celebrity this season, for not contributing much money-wise and interrupting the project leader's work.
David Cassidy Fired From 'Celebrity Apprentice'

became the first cast sent home on the new season of "" because his biggest contribution was a $1,000 piece of pizza bought by his daughter . The first task from Donald Trump was to run a pizzeria and sell as many slices as possible for charity.

Richard Hatch of "" fame stepped up as the first Project Manager to the men's team which is named Backbone. Star Jones took the lead in the women team, called ASAP. Cassidy immediately got in Hatch's way when he fed Hatch with suggestions while the project leader gave out orders to the team. "David, be quiet for one second," Hatch snapped.

While and John Rich pulled big money for the team, Cassidy failed to contribute much, leading to the team's loss. Team Backbone raised just over $54,000 while ASAP managed to rake in more than $115,000 in donations.

Trump thought Cassidy was having a hard time and fired him. After the boardroom, Cassidy said, "Richard Hatch is disrespectful. I probably could have punched him but that's not my style."

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