Detroit rapper Bizarre of D12 and Young MC, best known for his smash hit “Bust
a Move” are set to take part in a one-hour reality show in which eight overweight
celebrities compete in two teams of four to lose weight.
The rappers will take part in a series of competitions that
involves dieting, workouts and challenges.
The other "Celebrity Fit Club" Season 3 cast members includes Tempestt
Bledsoe ("The Cosby Show"), Jeff Conaway ("Taxi," "Grease"),
Countess Vaughn ("The Parkers"), Bruce Vilanch (writer/comedian, "Hollywood
Squares"), Kelly LeBrock ("The Woman In Red") and Chastity Bono
(daughter of Sonny & Cher).
Over two successful seasons, 15 previous Celebrity Fit Clubbers have battled
and bonded through 100 days of Fit Club training.
Along the way,
they learned about fitness, diets and nutrition, all while losing a combined
total of an incredible 465 pounds of celebrity flab.
Also back for Season 3 is VH1’s team of fitness experts. U.S. Marine trainer
and drill sergeant Harvey Walden IV, author and medical correspondent Dr. Ian
Smith and psychologist/body image expert Dr. Linda Papadopoulos team up to keep
ensure the celebs meet their weight goals.
“Celebrity Fit Club,” premiers Jan. 1 at 9 pm est and Dec. 25 on
VH1’s Broadband Network VSPOT. Fans can log onto VH1.com to get more info on
contestants, see "before" pictures, get exclusive video outtakes from
the show and check the contestant’s progress reports.