Celebrity Apprentice Reveals New Cast: Teresa Giudice, Lou Ferrigno & More!

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Jan. 4 2012, Published 6:00 a.m. ET

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Celebrity Apprentice is returning for a fifth season and NBC announced the new cast today. The network says it will be the "toughest competition yet" and with Teresa Giudice on the cast, that may be true — she knows how to flip a table!


The Real Housewives of New Jersey star joins 17 other contestants for the new season of Celebrity Apprentice.

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On the show, the celebrities compete against each other to win money for their favorite charities with Donald Trump having the right to fire them at any moment.


Check out the complete list of contestants, below!

Adam Carolla — Host of "The Adam Carolla Show" podcast and starred in The Man Show on Comedy Central.

Arsenio Hall — The actor, comedian and producer is best known for his Emmy-award winning talk show The Aresnio Hall Show.

Aubrey O'Day — Singer in Danity Kane and starred in MTV's reality show Making the Band and Oxygen's All About Aubrey.

Cheryl Tiegs — Former supermodel and actress who recently appeared as a judge on ABC's True Beauty.

Clay Aiken — Second season runner-up on American Idol.

Dayana Mendoza — Crowned Miss Universe in 2008.

Debbie Gibson — Pop singer who has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide to date.

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Dee Snider — Lead singer of the '80s band Twisted Sister.

George Takei — Starred as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.

Lisa Lampanelli — Raunchy comedian who can frequently be seen on Comedy Central.

Lou Ferrigno — World famous bodybuilder and former actor in The Incredible Hulk.

Michael Andretti — IndyCar racer and son of racing legend Mario Andretti.

Patricia Velasquez — Venezuelan model and actress who starred in The Mummy and The Mummy Returns.

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Paul Teutul, Sr. — Owner of Orange County Choppers and stars on Discovery Channel's American Chopper.

Penn Jillette — Comedian and Las Vegas illusionist for Penn & Teller.

Teresa GiudiceThe Real Housewives of New Jersey star and best-selling author of her Italian-based cookbooks.

Tia Carrere — Actress and musician who previously starred on Dancing With the Stars.

Victoria Gotti — Daughter of John Gotti, best-selling author of three novels and former Growing Up Gotti star.

Which celebrity are you most excited to watch on season five? Are you happy with the casting?


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