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.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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