Identities of more 'The Celebrity Apprentice' participants surface
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 10/17/2011
The identities of five additional participants in the upcoming fifth edition of The Celebrity Apprentice have been revealed, according to recent media reports.
Cheryl Tiegs, Marco Andretti, Debbie Gibson, Clay Aiken, and Victoria Gotti will all reportedly be competing on the upcoming edition of The Celebrity Apprentice.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice will also be part of the show's fifth-season cast, according to prior reports.
The participation of Tiegs, a former supermodel and True Beauty judge, was reported by Entertainment Weekly, which also reported that Andretti, a racecar driver, will be part of the cast.
The castings of Aiken, who finished second on American Idol's second season in 2003, and Gibson, an 1980's teen singer turned actress, were reported by People, while Gotti's inclusion in the cast was reported the New York Daily News.
Gotti is the daughter of the late Gambino crime family John Gotti. She previously starred on Growing Up Gotti, a reality series which aired two seasons on A&E in 2004 and 2005.
The Celebrity Apprentice's fifth season is scheduled to begin filming in New York City this month and premiere on NBC early next year.