Celebrity Apprentice Returns with All-Star Cast

Celebrity Apprentice New Cast Includes Omarosa, Bret Michaels
From left: La Toya Jackson, Bret Michaels and Lisa Rinna
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10/12/2012 11:35AM

They've heard the dreaded "You're Fired" before, but they're back for more!

Celebrity Apprentice is back with its all-star season, giving fan favorites another shot at a $250,000 prize for the charity of their choice. Among the crop of 14 who'll battle it out in the boardroom: Bret Michaels, Trace Adkins, Lil Jon, Marilu Henner, Lisa Rinna, La Toya Jackson, Gary Busey, Stephen Baldwin, Penn Jillette and Omarosa.

Show host Donald Trump and the new cast appeared on Friday's Today show to talk about what's in store for this season, which starts shooting Monday and will premiere in March 2013.

"So far it's been very sweet and peaceful and calm, but that's kind of scary," Baldwin said. "I think we've got a couple of zingers coming. It should be very exciting."





Poison frontman Michaels won the competition in 2010 in the midst of serious health problems. But he's prepared to compete, and he's stronger than ever.

"I was really sick, and this time I'm ready to come back, but being a lifelong diabetic, I'm ready," he said.

Everyone's getting a second chance.

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," Rinna said. "I didn't really get a shot last time. I didn't get to get my groove on, so let's see. I don't really know what I'm capable of."

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