‘Real Housewives’ Compare Filming To ‘Slave Labor’

The stars of the Real Housewives franchises claim that being a Bravo reality star isn’t a ritzy walk in the park.

PopEater’s Rob Shuter reports that the reality stars are grumbling about their treatment by Bravo. According to inside sources, the ladies claim that they are underpaid (most of the stars get $3,000 per episode), overworked, and being used like “slave labor” by Bravo’s programming executives.

According to some of the ladies, they don’t get paid to appear on the reunion specials. Some casts – like The Real Housewives of Atlanta – have threatened to be boring during the reunion special as payback for not getting paid by Bravo. As the housewives from New Jersey head into filming for their reunion special, they are allegedly starting to threaten Bravo with blandness as well:

Working for [Bravo] is like slave labor. They might be able to make us show up, but if they want us to put on a show they better pony up the cash.

Do you think the Real Housewives stars deserve to be paid more? Or are they easily replaceable? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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