Celebrity Apprentice: Benji Marshall would get drunk before board meetings


Celebrity Apprentice winner Benji Marshall reveals he used to get DRUNK before the board meetings: ‘We’d go to the pub and have seven schooners’

Benji Marshall has revealed he used to get drunk before entering the board meetings on Celebrity Apprentice Australia.

The NRL star, 37, told KIIS FM’s The Kyle and Jackie O show on Wednesday, he would visit a local bar with Darren McMullen before every meeting.

‘On boardroom day, me and [Darren] used to go down to the bar and have seven or eight schooners,’ Benji revealed.

Celebrity Apprentice winner Benji Marshall (pictured) revealed he used to get DRUNK before the board meetings

‘Everyone would go in there stressed and we would go into the boardroom relaxed,’ he said.

Benji was crowned the winner of Celebrity Apprentice on Tuesday night.

The rugby league footballer beat out television presenter Darren McMullen for the prize: $100,000 for his chosen charity.

The NRL star, 37, told KIIS FM's The Kyle and Jackie O sho w on Wednesday, he would visit a local bar with co-star Darren McMullen before every meeting

The NRL star, 37, told KIIS FM’s The Kyle and Jackie O sho w on Wednesday, he would visit a local bar with co-star Darren McMullen before every meeting

Benji raised an additional $387,105 through his final event, making it a total of $487,105 for Souths Cares, a not-for-profit institution closely affiliated with the South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL club.

‘Who would’ve thought, just a washed-up footy player… winning Celebrity Apprentice. We raised almost half a million dollars,’ Benji said after his win.

During the episode, the two finalists had been tasked with creating an event, and whoever raised the most money, would take the crown. 

Benji was crowned the winner of Celebrity Apprentice on Tuesday night. The rugby league footballer beat out television presenter Darren McMullen for the prize: $100,000 for his chosen charity

Benji was crowned the winner of Celebrity Apprentice on Tuesday night. The rugby league footballer beat out television presenter Darren McMullen for the prize: $100,000 for his chosen charity

Darren raised $172,617 while Benji raised a whopping  $387,105 and won the competition.

Lord Sugar declared: ‘Benji, I’m delighted to say that you are the winner of celebrity apprentice with the additional $100,000, you have raised $487,105.’

‘That’s a lot, a lot of money. Fantastic. Well done.’

Darren raised $172,617 while Benji raised a whopping $387,105 and won the competition

Darren raised $172,617 while Benji raised a whopping $387,105 and won the competition 

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