Star Jones and La Toya Jackson Join Celebrity Apprentice

Star Jones and La Toya Jackson are hired as Celebrity Apprentice cast members.

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Star Jones, La Toya Jackson and former Sugar Ray band member and Extra host Mark McGrath are the first of the cast members to be announced for the newest season of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice, which starts shooting in New York City this month. Some people might bet on former talk-show host Jones, an attorney, to win this thing. But never underestimate the power of past reality-TV experience. Miss Jackson has a season of CBS' celebrity cop reality show Armed and Famous and a 2007 stint on the U.K.'s Celebrity Big Brother under her bedazzled belt. Don't expect her to get fired too early.

Read more at EW.com.

Lauren is a former Deputy Editor of The Root.