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Eliminated Contestant Patricia Velasquez Offers Advice For Celebrity Apprentice Hopefuls

March 27, 2012 10:00 AM by Veronica Dudo

After Sunday night’s explosive boardroom on The Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump fired Patricia Velasquez. She had some departing words of wisdom for the remaining 11 contestants competing on the NBC reality TV series. Keep reading to find out what advice she offered and learn a little more about the model.

Born in Venezuela, Velasquez joined the ranks of the fashion world by becoming the first Latina supermodel. She worked on the runway for premiere brands such as Chanel, Gucci, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Carolina Herrera. Know for her exotic features, Velasquez graced the covers of dozens of magazines like Vogue, Bazaar and Marie Claire.

Velasquez has appeared in films and TV shows including CSI: Miami, Arrested Development, American Family, Committed, The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. She is also a UNESCO Artist for Peace and an active charity worker. Her Wayuu Taya Foundation is dedicated to improving the living conditions of Latin American indigenous groups.

In 2011, Velasquez launched her hair care collection called Taya Beauty which features products that are free of parabens, sulfates and animal products and also have main ingredients that are organically grown.

After Donald Trump fired her, she shared some advice for the 11 remaining contestants–Aubrey O’Day, Arsenio Hall, Clay Aiken, Dayana Mendoza, Debbie Gibson, Dee Snider, Lisa Lampanelli, Lou Ferrigno, Paul Teutul Sr., Penn Jillette and Teresa Giudice.

While driving away from the Trump Towers, Velasquez said, “Always be honest. The backstabbing, the lying it’s for me an example of exactly what I don’t want to do in my life.”

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