The salary that Abbie Chatfield is receiving to appear as a judge on season four of The Masked Singer has been revealed to be a whopping $100,000.
The impressive figure was revealed by gossip publication So Dramatic!, however, it’s reported to be only a fifth of what her fellow judge, Mel B of the Spice Girls, is receiving. The same publication has stated that the former ‘Say You’ll Be There’ singer is being paid $500,000 to appear as a judge on the show.
During an episode of her radio show, Hot Nights with Abbie Chatfield revealed that she knows she is getting paid the least of all four judges.
“I am 100 per cent getting paid the least and I am 100 per cent the last person they asked, but worth it!” she said.
“I love being the smallest name and getting paid the least because I’m just slowly crawling my way to the top of the media pyramid in Australia!”
The ex Bachelor star will helm the show, alongside Mel B, Chrissie Swan and Dave Hughes. Season four of the popular show has been officially confirmed but doesn’t have a release date yet.
Chatfield has found herself back in the headlines this week after slamming The Bachelor alums Holly Kingston and Jimmy Nicholson for “shaming” reality stars that start OnlyFans accounts.
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“The tone of voice of ‘no judgement, but here’s our judgement’ is not ideal but no one actually asked you thought of what the morality around OnlyFans or sex work was,” Chatfield said on her Instagram stories in reference to Kingson and Nicholson’s stance. “It just kind of felt like a vessel to speak about your dismissal of people who do OnlyFans.”
Abbie also offered an interesting comparison, pointing out that there’s very little difference between Jimmy and Holly using their TV exposure to get sponsorship deals and reality TV stars using their fame to gain subscribers on OnlyFans.
She added, “Basically, what you’re saying is, ‘no judgement, but like if you do this — no good. You’ve just leveraged off your reality TV experience’. Which is exactly what all of us have f**king done.”
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