Star Trek‘s own George Takei has been named as one of the contestants for the upcoming season of Donald Trump’s hit reality television show, Celebrity Apprentice.
Takei, who played the original Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek will join 17 other celebrities vying for a $250,000 prize to be donated to a charity of their choosing. Takei’s chosen charity will be the Japanese American National Museum.
Joining Takei, the other contestants this season include Arsenio Hall, Clay Aiken, Adam Carolla, Lou Ferrigno, Penn Jillette, Dee Snider, Michael Andretti, Paul Teutul, Sr., Cheryl Tiegs, Debbie Gibson, Tia Carrere, Victoria Gotti, Lisa Lampanelli, Dayana Mendoza, Aubrey O’Day, Patricia Velásquez and Teresa Giudice.
George Takei with “Celebrity Apprentice” co-star, Lou Ferrigno (Photo: Doug Meszler / Splash News)
Celebrity Apprentice premiers February 12th on NBC.