Celebrity Apprentice: Patricia Velasquez and Dayana Mendoza Top Contenders
Venezuelan beauties Patricia Velásquez and Dayana Mendoza are a few of the contenders who Donald Trump is considering for the next season of Celebrity Apprentice.
Velásquez, who played Anck-Su-Namun in “The Mummy” and “The Mummy Returns” and former 2008 Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza join Mob boss widow Victoria Gotti, singer Clay Aiken and Indy Car champ Michael Andretti for the next edition of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice."
Host Donald Trump announced the new batch of contenders on Wednesday's "Today" show.
Contenders also include "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Teresa Guidice, comedian Lisa Lampanelli, rock star Dee Snider and "America Chopper" star Paul Teutul Sr.
Other in the running: radio host Adam Carolla, comedian Arsenio Hall, singer-actress Aubrey O'Day and magician Penn Jillette.
Rounding out the rivals are model Cheryl Tiegs, singer Debbie Gibson, "Star Trek" star George Takei, singer Tia Carrere, and "Incredible Hulk" Lou Ferrigno.
"Celebrity Apprentice" returns for its new season Feb. 12.
Other Latinos who have been a part of “Celebrity Apprentice” in past seasons include: baseball player Jose Canseco, boxer Tito Ortíz and TV Exec. Nely Galán.
“Celebrity Apprentice” is a TV series hosted by business man Donald Trump, where celebrities are split into two teams (men and women) and are given challenges.
Each week, the winning person collects money for the charity of their choice and moves their team forward.
There have been seasons in the United States, Australia and the UK.
The Associated Press Contributed to this Report.
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