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CBS Staffers Worry Network Can’t Afford Gayle King

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CBS Staffers Worry Network Can’t Afford Gayle King

CBS May be loosing Gayle King if they can’t find the funds to keep her.


CBS is in the process of negotiating and finalizing a contact that will allow them to keep news vet Gayle King.

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Following her world famous interview with R&B singer R. Kelly, King’s profile and notoriety skyrocketed.

As of now, they are working on a few to keep King on “CBS This Morning” with the possibility of doubling her $5.5 million salary.

“It’s not like CBS News can all of a sudden find ABC or NBC money — it has to come from somewhere” a source said. “There’s not that much!”

According to Page Six, the contract is in the hands of lawyers.

“The big priority is keeping Gayle. The only thing that would really hurt CBS News at the moment is losing her. The morning show is the big priority.”

Related: R. Kelly Says John Legend & Lady Gaga Are ‘Unprofessional’ For Speaking Out Against Him

As soon as news is released about the finalization of her contact we will keep you updated!

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