Rod Blagojevich Set to Appear on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

Out of work since he was impeached by Illinois lawmakers, Rod Blagojevich is taking his job search to TV’s toughest boss–Donald Trump.

The ousted Illinois governor will make an appearance on Trump’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” reality television show on NBC, said a person close to Blagojevich’s team who was briefed on the plan. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because it hadn’t been officially announced, said Blagojevich would be paid for his appearance but the amount was undisclosed.

It was unclear if Blagojevich would compete or just make an appearance on the show.

“NBC doesn’t comment on casting until there’s an official announcement to be made,” NBC spokeswoman Amanda Ruisi said Friday. More…