News that the Jersey Shore cast is negotiating for higher salaries breaks before every season. That’s just how it is. So, we weren’t surprised to see TMZ report that the crew is hitting up MTV for another bump in their salary for their post-Italy Season 5 return to Seaside Heights.
Yet, The Hollywood Reporter’s sources close to the cast tell us that they haven’t heard anything about negotiations for a higher salary.
"We're ready to go for Season 5," Ronnie Magro’s manager, Matt Cohen, tells us exclusively. "And we’re happy with the contracts we have."
Cohen confirmed that the crew is currently being paid six figures per episode, but he wouldn’t tell us an exact amount. Reports have the number at $100,000. Read More...