Nigel Lythgoe Will Pay Ryan Seacrest American Idol Salary
There have been a few reports that producers may try to cut Ryan's paycheck -- estimated at $15 million for this season.
Nigel is telling people Ryan is "extremely important" to the show and doesn't know how it could work as well without him. Nigel says if production starts slashing, he'll start cashing to keep R.S. on board. more on this story
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