Schwarzenegger named new host of 'Celebrity Apprentice'
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Who better to replace celebrity turned politician Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE as host of NBC’s "Celebrity Apprentice" than celebrity turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger?

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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.