January 29, 2016 at 11:40 am EST | by Mariah Cooper
Boy George, Kressley to appear on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’
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NBC revealed the cast for the eighth season of “Celebrity Apprentice,” with new host Arnold Schwarzenegger replacing Donald Trump, on Thursday.

The cast members include:

Laila Ali, retired boxing champion and daughter of Muhammad Ali
Brooke Burke-Charvet, actress/host and CEO of ModernMom.com
Eric Dickerson, former NFL running back
Boy George, musician and coach of U.K.’s “The Voice”
Matt Iseman, co-host of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior”
Carrie Keagan, former VH1 talk-show host
Carson Kressley, TV host and fashion expert
Lisa Leslie, Olympic medalist and WNBA star
Jon Lovitz, comedian and actor
Vince Neil, lead singer for Motley Crue
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, “Jersey Shore” star
Kyle Richards, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star
Chael Sonnen, former UFC fighter
Porsha Williams, “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star
Ricky Williams, ESPN analyst and former NFL player
Carnie Wilson, singer and former talk-show host

Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer and Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger will act as the season’s advisors.

The reality show recruits non-A List celebrities to battle it out over business strategy to win money for their favorite charities. The former Trump-led series got a remodel after NBC fired Trump for making disparaging comments about immigrants last year.

“Celebrity Apprentice” returns this fall.



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