Exclusive: Dog the Bounty Hunter Says, "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!"


Apr. 16 2009, Published 7:39 a.m. ET

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Only days after the head-scratching announcement that disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich would be heading into the jungles of Costa Rica as part of NBC's reality competition, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, OK! has learned of the latest addition to the show — Duane "Dog" Chapman of A&E reality hit Dog the Bounty Hunter.

According to a show insider, the controversial bounty hunter is in the last stages of inking the deal with NBC. The show, which premieres on NBC on June 1, drops 10 celebs of varying backgrounds into the heart of the Costa Rican jungle to face challenges designed to test their skills in adapting to the wilderness — and to raise money for their favorite charities.

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