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Ludacris

$100,000 for

Millionaire's Xmas Party

12/21/2010 8:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Ludacris just pulled in ridiculous bank to perform at an exclusive Xmas party for some millionaire -- in fact, TMZ has learned, the contract was worth nearly $100K ... and he wasn't even the only star there.

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A rep for millionaire entrepreneur Jason Hope tells TMZ ... Luda was paid to perform a 45-minute set for party-goers at Hope's pad in Arizona -- and get this ... Snooki, Stephanie Pratt, Lo Bosworth, and a bunch of other celebs got money to show up too.

Altogether, were told Hope dropped nearly $200,000 to get the famous faces to attend --

-- Snooki
got $17,500
-- Lo and Stephanie got $12,500 each
-- "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul got $16,000
-- Kardashian stepfather Bruce Jenner got $15,000
-- Giuliana and Bill Rancic got $15,000 total
-- Dean Cain got $5,000.

According to Hope's rep, the whole party ran the guy nearly $500,000 total. Who said money can't buy friends?

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31.

petey    

AND THE RICH WILL BE HURT IF THE BUSH TAX CUTS FOR THE WEALTHY EXPIRE HOW???

1401 days ago
32.

Throwback kid    

Dean Cain only got 5 grand? He may be a fat bloated hasbeen now with a bad dyejob, but at one time he was Superman, show him a little respect.

1401 days ago
33.

Throwback kid    

I'm still fired up about the lack of respect shown to Dean Cain! They gave a low like loser like Snookie 17,500 and Dean only 5,000?
Dean used to date Brooke Shields in college for crying out loud! that should be worth at least an 8,000 fee for him. Snookie can't even spell college.
I know Dean has done a lot of cable and straight to DVD films since his Superman show ended but that's no reason to make him the lowest ex star at the party. They took a once proud actor and reduced him to a joke who is now bested by Snookie. I don't know if Dean Cain can ever show up at another party without people pointing and laughing at him. This is not right.

1401 days ago
34.

Michelle     

To all the ignorant people here: http://www.jasonhope.com/philanthropy

1401 days ago
35.

cherries    

love you ludacris! come to vancouver ;)

1401 days ago
36.

Mike    

How the HELL does a nobody like Snookie get paid over THREE TIMES what a true celebrity like Dean Cain was paid?

Are some people just that hung up on this piece of reality-television trash?

1400 days ago
37.

bqr2000    

Stop hating on this guy - if you do your research he donates millions to various charities on a regular basis, and this party was for all of his employees. What did your boss do for you for christmas?

And don't even start on tax cuts for the rich. This guy gives jobs to thousands of people, and pays more in taxes in one week than you will in your entire life. Let's thank him for keeping this economy going!

1400 days ago
38.

Laura    

Jason is a good guy...yes, he did spend money on a party...but he also gives quite a lot to charity. So, the guy works hard & wants to party, too...big deal.

1400 days ago
39.

romina coero    

Jason Hope is a loser has no friends and is desperate for attention

1399 days ago
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