Celebrity Apprentice: Meat Loaf bugs out on Gary Busey

Reality shows love to promote upcoming episodes as the craziest/most intense/most compelling one to hit the airwaves ever.

meat loaf

In the case of Meat Loaf’s meltdown in front of Gary Busey and team on this week’s Celebrity Apprentice, it’s not entirely hyperbole. Jimmy Kimmel does a fine/funny job of setting up the incident and then parodying it by playing the soundtrack against an ancient Loony Tunes cartoon featuring the likes of Yosemite Sam (Meat) and Bugs Bunny (Busey):

(via reality blurred)

If you’ve been watching Celebrity Apprentice – and this season has been highly entertaining thus far – you’ll know that there’s a lot of background to how and why Meat Loaf blew up on Busey. While it’s certainly never admirable nor professional to act as Meat did, Busey can be rather infuriating and perplexing at times. The stress of a show like Celebrity Apprentice, the lack of sleep, and putting up with a guy who lives in his own orbit and spits out bizarre acronyms and parables instead of working on a task under deadline can be taxing, to say the least.

I also must note that I’ve been impressed with Meat Loaf’s passion and enthusiasm for his efforts. In addition, he later laid a heartfelt apology on Busey that was rather touching; it’s obvious to me that Meat Loaf (and Busey) are not on the show to further their careers, at least not in the strictest mercenary sense. Additionally, the camaraderie, creativity, and work ethic of a foursome of musicians on the men’s side – Meat Loaf, Mark McGrath, Lil Jon, and John Rich – has been reason enough for me to tune in each week.

So that’s all to say that Meat’s meltdown aside, it’s nice to have… wait for it, a positive reason to tune into a competition-based reality show each week. 

By Eric - TV Geek Army "Revered Leader"

About the author

Eric is the publisher and revered leader of TV Geek Army… at least in his own mind. TV Geek Army is a place for serious TV reviews and news for serious fans of great television. Contact: eric-[at]-tvgeekarmy.com 

More From Eric - TV Geek Army "Revered Leader"

Salvage Dog’s “Parkville Farmhouse” airs on October 22nd, 2017 at 9/8c on DIY.
Read More
Superstition's series premiere, entitled "Taking Care of Business," is on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 10/9c on SYFY.
Read More
The Eleven series premiere, “Paradise Lost,” airs on October 19th, 2017 at 9/8c on A&E. Additionally, the second episode, “Russian Roulette,” airs right after at 10/9c.
Read More
0 Comments
Name:

Email (Will not be used):

Comment:

characters left
 

Featured Articles

Popular Today

 
 

Recent Comments

"Mysterion Rises" with The Cute Lord Cthulhu - South Park review
Actually, the birthing of Kenny in "Cartman Joins NAMBLA" doesn't necessarily conflict with the circumstances of Kenny's reincarnation...
Alien Encounters, "The Message": a hard to find little show that's worth the search
Mind Reading Technologies and Tongues Governments from around the world have been using mind reading technologies that can read...
Dog The Bounty Hunter, "And Baby Makes Three": revisiting an old favorite
i do like your show i wish can be your fan club i want all of your show on dvd please
Boardwalk Empire, "Two Boats and a Lifeguard": daddy issues
Are you looking for a partner for the relationship or for fun? Then you came to the right place. We are providing you the best dating...
The Boonies: National Geographic's off the grid reality exploit
I can verify Bear Claw. Good man. I cant vouch for the other participants. It is to bad society does suck so bad that this type...
The Boonies: National Geographic's off the grid reality exploit
Lake Michigan is not an ocean. Has anyone seen my white dog? Lost him while hiking in Arkansas
The Boonies: National Geographic's off the grid reality exploit
I too also as well live on the island, I can attest that Dan lives in the ocean as he has for hundreds of decades. We locals call...
Parks and Recreation: why is everyone so mean to Jerry?
It's funny because its so not funny.
The Boonies: National Geographic's off the grid reality exploit
I too live on the island and ISLANDER does not know what they are talking about. Dan lives out in the middle of the island with...
The Boonies: National Geographic's off the grid reality exploit
this is not real i know that goat and it is not "doc's" its my neighbors goat. and by the way i live on the very top of that mountain...