Celebrity Big Brother” season 2 is getting the southern treatment as Tamar Braxton and Kandi Burruss have announced they are among the new crop of contestants for the new season.

In a post on her Instagram page, Tamar wrote:

Surprise! I’ve been such a huge fan of this show, and finally, I get to compete! Make sure you tune in starting Monday, January 21st to catch me on Celebrity Big Brother on CBS ???????

See her original post below.




Kandi opted to make her big announcement via her YouTube channel.

Watch below.


Kandi’s husband, Todd Tucker, is already feeling the effects of her absence as she competes on the show.



Other contestants for season 2 of “Celebrity Big Brother” include:

Anthony Scaramucci, Dina Lohan, Ryan Lochte, Kato Kaelin, Natalie Eva Marie, Joey Lawrence, Lolo Jones, Tom Green, Jonathan Bennett, and Ricky Williams.

The new season kicks off with a special 2-night premiere on January 21 on CBS.

Will you be watching?

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