- A thread discussing the paychecks of “America’s Subsequent High Mannequin” contestants erupted on Twitter
- The present allegedly pays contestants solely $40 a day
- Tyra Banks has but to touch upon the problem
A former contestant of “America’s Subsequent High Mannequin” is accusing Tyra Banks and the present of paying contestants solely $40 a day. Sarah Hartshorne, who competed on the present throughout season 9 in 2007, revealed her meager pay in a Twitter thread discussing the fashions’ paychecks on Monday.
The controversial tweet erupted on the social media platform after a Twitter consumer began a dialogue of how little the “ANTM” contestants are literally making from the present. “The truth that ladies on ANTM had been getting paid $40 an episode and Tyra and them judges had been making BANK, is kinda sick,” wrote the consumer.
Including gas to the fireplace, Hartshorne responded to the tweet, writing, “$40 an episode, no residuals, and we needed to pay for meals.”
The now-viral tweet was fast to earn detrimental reactions from Twitter customers, with most mentioning how unfair Banks and the present have been to their fashions. “Tyra Banks was sending them ladies house with their hair reduce off on #antm and solely making $40 an episode??” one consumer commented.
“Y’all so Tyra Banks was actually solely paying these ladies $40/day. That’s worse than minimal wage!” one other individual tweeted. “I imply the prospect at profitable and publicity is there however d**n, cowl meals not less than lol them people had been getting a per diem lol,” commented one other consumer.
This isn’t the primary time reveals like “ANTM” have been underneath hearth for allegedly underpaying their abilities. Again in July, Elena Davies, who competed on “Massive Brother” season 19 in 2017, revealed she obtained paid solely “a stipend per week” throughout her look on the present.
Winners on “ANTM” normally obtain modeling contracts, magnificence offers, and a vogue unfold on prime of different prizes. In 2018, Kyla Coleman inked a contract with Subsequent Mannequin Administration, earned a vogue unfold in a well-liked journal, and gained a money prize of $100,000 after rising because the winner of the 24th season of the competitors.