'Celebrity Apprentice' Dayana Mendoza Responds To Lisa Lampanelli's Racist Attack

Fri, April 6, 2012 6:32pm EDT by 75 Comments

Dayana calls Lisa’s racist comments ‘degrading’ to ‘an entire hispanic culture.’

When you’re a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice, feuds are par for the course — but what happens in the boardroom doesn’t always stay in the boardroom, which Dayana Mendoza discovered this week when Lisa Lampanelli cruelly mocked her Venezuelan heritage during a radio interview. Now, for the first time, the former Miss Universe gives HollywoodLife.com her exclusive response to Lisa’s racist attack.

“I understand that it’s Lisa’s job to make fun of people for a living,” Dayana tells us. “If poking fun at me can help her sell tickets to her shows, no problem, I am happy to help her put food on her table. However, when she uses racial slurs, she is not only targeting myself,  but degrading an entire hispanic culture.”

We couldn’t agree more! In case you missed Lisa’s original comments, she said:

“I actually would love to see [Dayana] giving birth. She’s a s**c! she’s going to do it f***ing soon, anyway. She’ll be knocked up before the end of the week.”

Lisa and Dayana’s feud heats up on the April 8 episode of The Celebrity Apprentice, and we’ve got an intense preview video below:

— Andy Swift

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