Newswire: NBC is already looking for Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice replacement

Risible capitalist Donald Trump has made an (occasionally bankruptcy-declaring) career out of redefining “blowhard,” but his recent comments about Mexicans being criminals and rapists really launched the human equivalent of a YouTube comments thread into a new category of embarrassing. (Of course, his second-place showing in the recent New Hampshire poll of GOP presidential contenders suggests numerous other Americans have already settled into the warm embrace of the “embarrassing” category.) After firing him from The Celebrity Apprentice, many assumed that would be it for the show that marks the only time the words, “Piers Morgan, you are the winner!” have been uttered.

But now, the search is reportedly on for a new host for the aging series. Page Six reports the network is in early discussions with George Lopez about taking over the job. Lopez—whom NBC would probably very much like to remind you is Mexican-American—would definitely send …

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