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Lorenzo Lamas meets his match with Trump

For five years, Lorenzo Lamas played tough guy Reno Raines on the syndicated series, “Renegade.” He faced a wide assortment of bag guys during the 110 episode run of the show.

Nothing  compared to the defeat he was handed at the hands of Donald Trump on Monday night’s “The Celebrity Apprentice.” Lamas and Shawn Johnson got the boot leaving nine players to vie over the next three weeks to be named the top “Celebrity Apprentice.”

Lamas says he probably wouldn’t have done the show 20 years ago. He’s found a new comfort zone with age.

“I think at 56 years of age, I am a little more comfortable in my own skin,” Lama tells me during an interview at the TV critics meetings in Pasadena. The interview takes place before the episode aired where he was fired.

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Gridder Terrell Owens takes a dive

Terrell Owens has had no problem during his days playing for the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals dealing with the frustration he would feel after a bad play. He took it out the aggression he felt on the opposing team with the very next play. He had a little trouble figuring out how to deal with what happened when things went bad with his latest sports endeavor.

Owens is one of the celebrities who slipped into a Speedo (or one-piece swimsuit) to compete in the FOX reality competition special “Stars in Danger: The High Dive” airing at 8 p.m tonight. The six-time Pro Bowl selection goes against Stephen “Twitch” Boss, David Chokachi, Jenni Farley (JWoww), Bethany Hamilton, Alexandra Paul, Kim Richards, Kyle Richards and Antonio Sabato Jr. in a competition that has the celebs trying to do the best dives. Think of it as a much wetter version of “Dancing With the Stars.”

“When I would have a bad dive it did no good to try to take it out by aggressions on the water because the water always when,” Owens tells me during a FOX party.

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