TOWIE bosses give the stars of the show a pay raise just a few hours after the cast threatened to strike
TOWIE bosses have reportedly given the cast of the show a pay raise 24 hours after the reality stars threatened to pay their £ 100 a day.
The reality stars are said to have received the wage increase brought about in one effort to prevent a delay in filming, within hours of cast members refusing to attend this ITV Summer Party earlier this month.
A TOWIE star who did not want to be mentioned told it The sun: & # 39; We have given TOWIE bosses an ultimatum – pay us or we don't work. We all refused as a group to go to the ITV summer party.
The gang: TOWIE bosses have reportedly given the cast of the show a pay raise 24 hours after the reality stars threatened to pay their £ 100 a day
& # 39; We said we wouldn't show up for work and to show how serious we were, we didn't go to the recent ITV. But they gave the next day and many of us have had a raise. & # 39;
Another source confirmed the rise by telling the publication: & # 39;Many of the cast had to renew their contracts and this was related to the increases. & # 39;
The rise now sees that the cast is placed in four separate pay bands based on the popularity of each member, with Bobby Norris, 32, Georgia Kousoulou, 28 and Chloe Sims, 36, who are expected to earn the most at £ 450 per episode.
MailOnline has contacted a TOWIE spokesperson for comments.
Glam: The reality stars are said to have participated within a few hours after cast members refused to attend the ITV Summer Party earlier this month (photo Chloe Sims)
Looking good: the turnout will now place its cast in four separate pay bands based on the popularity of each member (photo Chloe Meadows and Courtney Green)
The reports come after the show denied claims that his youngest cast members was excluded from talks for the ten-year reunion of the show.
Producers refuted claims that the last batch of recruits was omitted to mark the show's decade on TV, after reports initially claimed that the youngest cast members of the show were not included in the reunion show.
A source from TOWIE told MailOnline earlier: & # 39; We have just started thinking about the tenth anniversary, which is only in the fall of 2020.
& # 39; No cast has been approached yet, but we are not excluding our current cast, which is central to the show.
& # 39; There is already so much excitement and speculation around the tenth anniversary episodes and we know that fans would like to see a former cast return, but ideally we celebrate old and new with cast because they are all part of the show's success story. & # 39;
Brave: According to the source, the increase came after the reality stars reportedly threatened to pay their £ 100 a day (photo Dan Edgar)
It was revealed last month that TOWIE producers were planning to cast the show's original line-up for a one-off special that would mark the 10-year anniversary of the drama.
The reality show, which follows a group of young adults as they navigate their lives in the city of Brentwood, Essex, first appeared on the screens in 2010.
The first series focused heavily on the love triangle of Mark Wright, Lauren Goodger and Lucy Mecklenburgh and also saw the likes of Amy Childs, Billie and Sam Faiers, James & # 39; Arg & # 39; Argent and Lydia Bright star in the show.
The show, which is now in its 24th series, has since seen its original cast members in the spotlight.
After playing a leading role in the first three series of the 2010-2012 show, Mark went the star on I & # 39; m A Celebrity Get Me Out Here Here and even landed his own show Mark Wright & # 39; s Hollywood Nights.
The originals: TOWIE bosses previously denied claims that her youngest cast members were excluded from ten-year reunion talks (photo L-R are original cast members Mark Wright, Jessica Wright, Lauren Goodger, Kirk Norcross, Amy Childs and Sam Faiers)
The former TOWIE star also launched a radio career on Heart Radio, where he presents the Club Classics show every Friday and Saturday night.
TOWIE & # 39; s other most striking alumni Gemma Collins started a successful career and recently started filming for her own reality series Diva Forever.
Gemma told us about her decision to leave the ITV show The Daily Star Sunday: & # 39; I would look in the mirror and wonder who I was. There was so much pressure.
& # 39; I always had so much diarrhea. I was always in pieces before I went filming or going out. My guts were in pieces and I never got rid of the toilet. It became a nightmare, but that has all stopped now that I have left. & # 39;
TOWIE alumni: About her decision to leave the ITV show Gemma Collins said: & I would look in the mirror and wonder who I was. There was so much pressure
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