The latest participant to join NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice is Scott Hamilton, according to The New York Post. The 50-year-old Olympic gold medalist, known for his originality and engaging on-ice personalities, will compete on the upcoming season of the competitive reality series that puts the spot light on high-profile celebrities who want to challenge themselves by playing the game to raise money for charity. The second season of The Celebrity Apprentice is scheduled to begin taping on September 21 and is expected to air on Thursdays at 10pm after ER finishes its final season early next year.
Hamilton is no stranger to the TV circuit. The figure skater, who won four consecutive U.S. championships from 1981 to 1984 and our consecutive World Championships from 1981 to 1984, has been an ice-skating commentator for CBS and NBC, and has hosted FOX’s Skating with Celebrities, which aired in 2006. He has also done a lot of voice over work in Nine Dog Christmas, Frasier, and King of The Hill, and was most recently cast as a Sports Anchor in the 2007 comedy Blades of Glory.
Hamilton will join other high-profile celebrities such as carpet maven Joan Rivers, former NBA star Dennis Rodman, former Playboy model Brande Roderick, Who’s the Boss? star Tony Danza, model Petra Nemcova, Paul McCartney’s ex-wife and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Heather Mills, Khloe Kardashian (Keeping Up with the Kardashians) and Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis.
NBC hasn’t released an official list yet but the names of the participants for the second season of The Celebrity Apprentice are starting to trickle out one by one. Francis, who has already announced he’ll be a part of the new Celebrity Apprentice, has confirmed Kardashian will join him on the show.
“I will beat Khloe Kardashian on The Apprentice. It will make me very happy to beat Khloe,” he told HollyScoop.com.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
Source: NY Post, HollyScoop.com
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