Celebrity Apprentice season 8 cast includes Snooki, Boy George, Carnie Wilson | EW.com


Snooki, Boy George, Carnie Wilson, more set for Celebrity Apprentice

Season 8 will mark Arnold Schwarzenegger's first time as host of the NBC franchise

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is swapping the Jersey Shore for the boardroom: The reality TV star is set to appear on season 8 of The Celebrity Apprentice along with Grammy-winning musician Boy George, Wilson Phillips member Carnie Wilson, and SNL alum Jon Lovitz.

As previously announced, Arnold Schwarzenegger will be replacing Donald Trump as host of the NBC show this season. “I have always been a huge fan of The Celebrity Apprentice and the way it showcases the challenges and triumphs of business and teamwork,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement. 

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Boxing champ Laila Ali, actress Brooke Burke-Charvet, former pro football player Eric Dickerson, America Ninja Warrior host Matt Iseman, former Big Morning Buzz Live host Carrie Keagan, Queer Eye’s Carson Kressley, Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil, Real Housewives stars Kyle Richards and Porsha Williams, mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen, and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams will also be competing for the grand prize.

While Schwarnezegger will be making the final decision of who goes home each episode, he’ll have help from Warren Buffett, Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, and nephew Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger.

The premiere date for this season has not yet been announced.