Queer Eye cast receives $3,000 an episode and 5% raises; fly coach.

Queer Eye cast receives $3,000 an episode and 5% raises; fly coach.
The Queer Eye for the Straight Guy Fab Five receive $3,000 per episode, a five percent raise each year for six years, and must fly coach, documents from original Culture Guy Blair Boone’s lawsuit reveal. The raise outlined in the contract “works out to $3150 per episode next season and $3307.50 the following year,” The Smoking Gun reports. The Fab Five’s “deals are also virtually perk-free” and have to fly coach to shooting locations.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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