... although that certainly helped. Trump must have been thinking at some point, "I've had Joan Rivers, Peirs Morgan, John Rich, Bret Michaels all win... all white people, it would look much better if I had a black person win". Instead, I think the decision basically came down to their charities: Arsenio: Magic Johnson Foundation to help sick children with AIDS and HIV. Clay Aiken: The Inclusion Project to help gay kids not get picked on as much on the playground. Who would you give your money? Of course.