AceShowbiz - CBS' "Celebrity Big Brother (US)" has just announced its full cast. Revealed in a promo which aired during the 2018 Grammy Awards, the cast includes former White House staffer %cOmarosa% Manigualt among others.
Omarosa, who exited %cDonald Trump%'s administration last year, has been tapped to be one of the contestants on the upcoming new show. This marks her return to the small screen after competing in the first season of NBC's "The Apprentice" and later returning for "The Celebrity Apprentice".
Omarosa is joined by several other famous faces including fellow "Celebrity Apprentice" cast member and %cSugar Ray% singer %cMark McGrath% and "American Pie" star %cShannon Elizabeth%. In addition to "Celebrity Apprentice", McGarth's credits include "Celebrity Wife Swap" and "American Idol". Meanwhile, Elizabeth appeared on "Dancing with the Stars".
Also among the contestants of the new series are former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant %cMetta World Peace% a.k.a. Malice at the Palace, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" alum %cBrandi Glanville% and "Big Time Rush" star %cJames Maslow%, who nabbed the fourth place in the 18th season of "Dancing with the Stars".
The upcoming spin-off of "Big Brother" also features "The Cosby Show" star %cKeshian Knight Pulliam%, "Hairspray" actress %cMarissa Janet Winokur% and %cAriadna Gutierrez%, the latter of whom was announced as Miss Universe in 2015 when host %cSteve Harvey% read the wrong name. %cChuck Liddel%, who is a former mixed martial artist and a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and %cRoss Matthews%, who serves as a judge on "RuPaul's Drag Race", will also join the other Houseguests.
America's "Celebrity Big Brother" reportedly will have similar format to the flagship show. It will feature Head of Household and Power of Veto competitions as well as live eviction ceremonies.
"Celebrity Big Brother" is scheduled to premiere on February 7 and run until February 25 on CBS.