Schwarzenegger named new host of 'Celebrity Apprentice'
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Who better to replace celebrity turned politician Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Sunday shows - Delta variant, infrastructure dominate MORE as host of NBC’s "Celebrity Apprentice" than celebrity turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger?


No one, according to NBC.

The network announced Monday morning that the former California governor will take over the seat relinquished by the GOP presidential front-runner when the show returns to the air next year.

“I have always been a huge fan of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ and the way it showcases the challenges and triumphs of business and teamwork,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement. “I am thrilled to bring my experience to the boardroom and to continue to raise millions for charity. Let’s get started!"

"Arnold Schwarzenegger is the epitome of a global brand in entertainment and business, and his accomplishments in the political arena speak for themselves,” NBC said in its own statement. "The Celebrity Apprentice … will be back!”

UPDATE, 12:45 p.m.: Former Apprentice host Donald Trump tweeted words of congratuations at Schwarzenegger shortly after NBC's announcements, saying he believe his replacement will "be great & raise lots of [money] for charity." 

Trump also apologizes to his fans for being unable to continue with the show, blaming "equal time" for forcing him to stand down.