The lawsuit names him Paul DelVecchio, but devotees of the hit MTV reality show Jersey Shore recognize him more accurately as Pauly D. The auspicious deejay has also parlayed his love of music into another MTV reality show christened the Pauly D Project. International Creative Agency has filed a lawsuit in a Los Angeles courthouse on Thursday. The suit published Pauly D’s season six salary to be 175,000 dollars per episode. The season is scheduled for 12 episodes. That’s a cool 2.1 million dollar for the young d-list celebrity. Despite being a massive salary for a reality television star, Paul DelVecchio is making peanuts compared to some of televisions highest paid actors. Here is a list of TV’s three highest paid stars.
From May 2010 to May 2011, Charlie Sheen earned over 40 million dollars for his hit television series “Two and a Half Men.” Sheen may have continued making boatloads of cash had he not crashed and burned. Whether it was incredible stress or even more incredible drugs, Sheen lost his spot to the younger Ashton Kutcher. Sheen will be back on television this year with his new show Anger Management.
Appearantly, everybody does loves Ray. Romano played the funny family man Raymond Barone in the hit CBS comedy Everybody Loves Raymond. Despite no longer being in original runs, the television series if a very profitable syndication vehicle. Ray took in an announced 20 million dollar in 2011.
Who knew a mid size paper company named Dunder Mifflin would create the massively successful Steve Carrell. Carrell played the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch manager Michael Scott. The often confused and zany character led The Office through seven high rated seasons, before he retired from the series in 2011. Steve Carrell lavished in a 15 million dollar salary for the year ending May 2011. Could you imagine how many displeasing movies Michael Scott could make with that cash? Well, presumably the equal amount of defective movies Steve Carrell has made in his career.
I hope both sides can reach an amicable agreement and the lawsuit can be settled out of court. But no matter how exalted the Jersey Shore cast member becomes, on thing is certain. Paul “Pauly D” DelVecchio will never be on the identical level as Steve Carrell or Ray Romano, though with the insane quantity of cash he has, and considering his appetite for partying, I’m sure he can give Charlie Sheen a run for his money.
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