Looks like the ladies will be cashing a big check for the new season of Real Housewives of Atlanta. Amid reports of Kenya Moore wanting a significant pay raise, the former Miss USA, was one of the breakout (and surprising) stars of the show, keeping it as of the highest rated shows for the network and Bravo is showing their appreciation, in the form of dollars. We all remember the infamous ‘Gone With The Wind’ fabulous twirl and the donkey booty vs stallion booty DVD battle with cast mate Phaedra Parks. According to sources, Moore will be raking in $600,000 and bonuses based on ratings for the sixth season. Kenya took to Twitter to address the news of her raise:
The early bird catches the worm..or coins get yours…People always throw rocks at diamonds but they r some the strongest elements on earth. They can hate you but they can’t break you #twirl!
The other ladies are doing just as well. Rumors swirled earlier this year that original cast member Nene Leakes would be making $1 million for the season. Sources reports that, she along with Kandi Burruss will be paid $800,000 for the season with the potential to make more.
Cynthia Bailey (who joined season 3) made $300,000 last season and their significant others received $75,000. Newbie Porsha Stewart and veteran Parks will earn$50,000 for the season. Kim Zolciak who quit during the middle of last season will also earn $800,000 for the season with the potential for bonuses like ‘ taking off her wig’ (their words not ours).
Although the new season hasn’t begun taping, the ladies lives have been very eventful. Kenya battled her landlord, Phaedra gave birth to her second son, Dylan, in May, Cynthia opened a second location of ‘The Bailey Modeling Agency’ and Nene remarried ex-hubby Gregg, with her spinoff, ‘I Dream of Nene’ launching later this year. No premiere date has been announced. P.S. Are we the only ones that find it hard to believe Porsha and Phaedra are ONLY bringing in $50K per season? #SomethingAintRight
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