Omarosa, who exited ‘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 “” and later returning for “”.
Omarosa is joined by several other famous faces including fellow “Celebrity Apprentice” cast member and singer Mark McGrath and “American Pie” star . In addition to “Celebrity Apprentice”, McGarth’s credits include “Celebrity Wife Swap” and “”. Meanwhile, Elizabeth appeared on “”.
Also among the contestants of the new series are former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Metta World Peace a.k.a. Malice at the Palace, “” alum and “Big Time Rush” star , who nabbed the fourth place in the 18th season of “Dancing with the Stars”.
The upcoming spin-off of “” also features “The Cosby Show” star Keshian Knight Pulliam, “Hairspray” actress Marissa Janet Winokur and Ariadna Gutierrez, the latter of whom was announced as Miss Universe in 2015 when host read the wrong name. Chuck Liddel, who is a former mixed martial artist and a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and Ross Matthews, who serves as a judge on “”, 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.