AceShowbiz - Another set of names who will join the next "The Celebrity Apprentice" has been unveiled. Country star %cJohn Rich% of %cBig & Rich% will be competing against "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star %cNeNe Leakes% and actor %cGary Busey%.
According to Las Vegas weekly, these stars have gathered in New York during a private cocktail party to meet each other for the first time. Spotted at the event are the three newly announced contestants along with %cMeat Loaf%, %cMarlee Matlin%, %cHope Dworaczyk%, %cLa Toya Jackson%, %cDavid Cassidy%, %cLil Jon%, %cJose Canseco%, %cRichard Hatch%, %cNiki Taylor%, %cDionne Warwick%, %cMark McGrath%, %cStar Jones% and %cLisa Rinna%.
The gathering is part of the preliminary production in New York. The real filming will take place on Monday, October 18 with all the 16 contestants down to the first challenge. The noticeably bigger number of contestants will result in fast eliminations that wilt them down to final 10. The ten episodes will air starting March and the cast reunite in May for the finale.