Rappers Bizarre Of D12 & Young MC Take Part In VH1's Celebrity Fit Club

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.