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Britney Spears wanted $3 mn more for `The X Factor`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 08:15

Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears reportedly asked for a $3 million hike in salary to judge the third season of American singing reality show ‘The X Factor’.

When her demand was turned down, Spears stayed away from the show.

If she would have got the $3 million hike, her salary would have become $18 million.

"When producers asked if she wanted to return for a third season of `The X Factor`, Britney`s representatives said she would only come back if she was offered $18 million," quoted a source as saying.

"But after much deliberation, they just felt that Britney wasn`t worth that much because she wasn`t bringing enough to the table. Her performance as a judge was scrutinised, and she did not add anything to the show. They felt she didn`t warrant a $3 million pay hike," the source added.


First Published: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 08:15
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