According to Howard Stern’s girlfriend Beth Ostrosky, Dancing with the Stars doesn’t pay that well. The shock jock’s girlfriend revealed on Stern’s Sirius radio show, that she was offered a place on the upcoming Dancing with the Stars 3, but is hesitant to accept the offer because they only pay a maximum of $245,000 for 8 weeks of taping. The model slash girlfriend was offered a base salary of $125,000 for the first two weeks and $20,000 each additional week until voted off.
According to the New York Post, Drew Lachey confirmed the pay sucks. Lachey agreed: â€œItâ€™s kind of ridiculous. In terms of TV and for the ratings that the show gets, itâ€™s ridiculous,â€ he said.
While we think $245,000 over 8 weeks is pretty good, we have a feeling Drew’s contract was considerably less than Ostrosky’s. In fact, Drew’s right, he’s worth way more than 8 bags of peanuts and a bowling trophy.