NEW YORK (AP) — Mob boss widow Victoria Gotti, singer Clay Aiken and IndyCar champ Michael Andretti are on tap for the next edition of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice.”
Host Donald Trump announced the new batch of contenders on Wednesday’s “Today” show. They also include “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member Teresa Guidice, comedian Lisa Lampanelli, former Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza, rock star Dee Snider and “America Chopper” star Paul Teutul Sr.
Other contenders are radio host Adam Carolla, comedian Arsenio Hall, singer-actress Aubrey O’Day and magician Penn Jillette.
Rounding out the rivals are model Cheryl Tiegs, singer Debbie Gibson, “Star Trek” star George Takei, singer Tia Carrere, actress-model Patricia Velasquez and “Incredible Hulk” Lou Ferrigno.
“Celebrity Apprentice” returns for its new season Feb. 12.
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