SAS Australia kicked off this week and bloody hell, there are too many actuality reveals to maintain observe of!
This season of the bootcamp-style sequence was dripping with controversy from its inception, after it was revealed that controversial blokes Pete Evans and Sam Burgess were “in talks” to join the show.
On the time, it was reported by New Idea that Burgess had been provided a whopping $150,000 deal to look, however after his shock arrest, his involvement was “within the air,” with an insider including that it’s a “a little bit of a ‘watch this area’ scenario.”
ICYMI: The Daily Telegraph reported that Sam was charged with driving an unregistered automobile and police allege he returned a constructive drug take a look at for cocaine.
Welp, issues clearly progressed in his favour after that as a result of he ended up being forged on the present, so one can solely assume that his $150K deal was accepted (no concept what occurred to Pete Evans although, however good riddance to him and his tinfoil hat!).
In response to New Thought’s supply, Sam’s SAS Australia wage is the best of anybody else on this yr’s forged. Different forged members embrace Manu Feildel, Brynne Edelsten (who tapped out in episode 1), Pete Murray, Dan Ewing, Isabelle Cornish, Bonnie Anderson, Jett Kenny and extra.
In the meantime Daily Mail Australia has reported that forged members often financial institution anyplace between $30,000 and $50,000.
As compared, final yr’s highest paid forged member was Schapelle Corby who, in accordance with New Idea, raked in between $80,000 and $100,000, which is a huge-ass payout, however nonetheless not as hefty as Sam’s.
“She and [sister] Mercedes had been capable of speak the numbers up, as Seven noticed Schapelle as an actual coup for publicity,” a supply advised the publication on the time.
“The Corby women had the higher hand they usually knew it.”
It’s additionally value noting that contestants who depart the present early may even see a share of their pay lower, so bear that in thoughts!
SAS Australia is at present airing on Seven.