'Celebrity Apprentice' 2012 contestants

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, January 04, 2012

9 of 22: Clay Aiken, known for being an 'American Idol' finalist, is one of the 2012 contestants of Donald Trump's reality show 'The Celebrity Apprentice.'

Aiken released his fifth studio album, 'Tried and True,' in 2010. That year, he said he started watching 'American Idol' again for Christian music singer Victoria Huggins. The two met more than a decade ago when they competed in a gospel music talent show, USA Today reported.

(Pictured: Clay Aiken appears in a promotional photo for the fifth season of the 2012 hit reality show 'The Celebrity Apprentice.') ( Photo / NBC / Trump Productions LLC / Mark Burnett Productions)

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