Donald Trump can seem a caricature, so it's apropos that his "Apprentice" show has morphed into a circus packed with oddball celebrities.
This second version (now two hours long starting Sunday) features the likes of Joan Rivers, Andrew "Dice" Clay, Tom Green and Dennis Rodman. But the two celebs with Georgia ties — former football star Herschel Walker and R&B singer Tionne "T Boz" Watkins — aren't quite as flamboyant.
Claim to fame: A 1982 Heisman Trophy winner as running back with the University of Georgia, he played for six professional football teams from 1983 to 1997.
Current job: Runs a $200 million Savannah-based food services company that provides chicken to restaurants and hotels. He's also into mixed martial arts.
Joined the show because: He knew Trump from the 1980s when they both worked with the USFL. Raising money for a Dallas social outreach group.
Executive producer Eden Gaha says: "He approaches everything like a football game. He will fight. He will not back down."
Take on the show: "I really enjoyed it. I made friends for a lifetime. I love Joan Rivers, Jesse James, T-Boz. I wanted to show I have more skills than just being a football player. And I was there to win."
Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins
Claim to fame: Part of the biggest selling female act in the 1990s, TLC ("Waterfalls," "No Scrubs")
Current job: Raises her daughter Chase, recently closed a Chase's Closet children's boutique store in Houston. She will reunite with TLC member Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas for the first TLC concert in three years in Japan.
Joined the show because: She wanted to spread awareness and raise cash to help cure sickle-cell disease which she was born with.
Executive producer Eden Gaha says: "It was tough for her dealing with her disease and playing at full strength. She didn't get into many tussles but worked real, real hard."
Take on the show: "I was there to raise money. I didn't Omarosa it. I was boring TV. I don't have to fight for camera time."
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