New ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Cast Revealed

by | January 14, 2011 at 10:43 AM | The Apprentice, TV News

Reality TV stars Richard Hatch and NeNe Leakes (Photo: Jason Merritt/John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)

Reality TV stars Richard Hatch and NeNe Leakes (Photo: Jason Merritt/John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)


Reality stars, bad boys, aging idols, ex-has beens…it must be time for a celebrity reality show!

NBC announced Thursday the cast for the eleventh season of “The Celebrity Apprentice” and it’s chock full of … potential drama.

In true trumped up fashion, here’s a statement on this season’s picks:

“The next season of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ will be the most exciting yet. We are thrilled to bring back the celebrity format with 16 new and unbelievably talented celebrities who will help me make ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ one of the hottest shows on television this spring. This will be season 11 — Amazing!” said Donald J. Trump in a statement.

Now for the cast reveal…

The Women:

~”Real Housewife” NeNe Leakes
~former “View” co-host Star Jones
~Lisa Rinna
~Marlee Matlin
~LaToya Jackson
~model Niki Taylor
~Dionne Warwick
~Playboy Playmate of the Year Hope Dworaczyk

The Men:

~Gary Busey
~Meat Loaf
~teen idol David Cassidy
~John Rich
~rapper Lil Jon
~Mark McGrath
~retired baseball player Jose Canseco
~former “Survivor” champ Richard Hatch

This season will also feature another Trump in the boardroom: Eric Trump, Ivanka and Donald Jr.’s younger brother, will join his father and siblings to help as an advisor, as well as longtime Trump employee George Ross.

The new season of “Celebrity Apprentice” premieres Sunday, March 6 on NBC.

What do you think of this season’s celebrity cast? Will you watch?