The Real Housewives may be getting a major reality check!
The network is reportedly on “a major cost-cutting rampage across every franchise” which means that no one is safe including veteran, fan-favorite Housewives.
“Bravo has rolled out a new talent agreement which doesn’t guarantee the ladies will be featured in every episode,” an insider dished.
“No one is safe,” noted the source. “They will no longer be giving huge contracts to the returning ladies.”
“The ladies are uneasy about the new contracts and now they know they have to deliver the drama or risk not getting paid,” the source explained.
In addition, the source says NeNe Leakes’ three-year $2.85 million contract was the last of it’s kind.
Moving forward the Real Housewives will only be paid for the episodes they appear in and not the entire season.
Bravo is using this “clever tactic” as a way to “amp up” the drama across all the franchises. This move has worked on the Real Housewives of New Jersey, who was the first franchise to get paid per episode only.
“Everyone is going to have a negotiation about their money,” the source told Radar.