After Donald Trump was fired as host of the Celebrity Apprentice earlier this month following his derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants, (click here if you missed it), NBC is now reportedly eyeing NBA legend and multi-millionaire Magic Johnson to fill his place, Mail Online reports!
Sources told the gossip site, TMZ that Magic Johnson is at the top of the list, alongside actor George Lopez. Although, Lopez’s business credentials is not as solid as that of Johnson, NBC appears to be considering a Latino candidate for the job as well. Lopez however says he hasn’t been contacted by NBC about the job.
Johnson is considered one of the best basketball players in the history of the NBA after he led the LA Lakers to five championships in the 1980s before he was forced to retire in 1991 after he was diagnosed with HIV.