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Howard Stern

$20 Million Is for Chumps!

12/15/2011 9:09 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF



0_7kxfg2n6_1_uex5urt4(1)Howard Stern pooh-poohed the notion that he was only pulling in 20 million measly dollars a year for his freshly-minted role as a judge on "America's Got Talent."

Stern was out in NYC today -- hours after the announcement -- when a camera dude asked if he was making $20 mil.  Stern's response:  "Do I work for that little?"  Stern laughed -- yes, to the bank.

The reason the camera guy asked the question -- there were reports he was settling on $20 mil.  But let's put this in context.  Stern signed a 5-year deal with Sirius XM for an estimated $400 million.

Short story -- he's way richer than you.

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MP    

How much money does this guy need?

853 days ago
107.

i said lesbians...    

i used to like this guy, then he started taking constant vacations, bitch about huge amounts of money, criticizing anything and just becoming a complete sell out.

853 days ago
108.

bunny    

I feel sorry for Howard Stern haters. Too bad they are so hard headed they don't realize Howard is a God.

853 days ago
109.

Todd    

You know whats funny about you stern haters? You will still watch the show even if its just to see whathe says. Anyways ive never watched the show and i will now. Please tell me how is howard different than any other juge on tv? Because from what ive seen there is way worse then howard on tv and if you think he is gonna come on the show with stripers and porn stars lol.Seriously two and a half men is just about as bad as howard now days.

852 days ago
110.

Kelly    

Anyone who doesn't see this as a coup for NBC doesn't know anything about Howard Stern. This is the most excitement network TV has seen in years.

852 days ago
111.

abeth118    

Well, with Stern and JLo as judges - PLEASE CANCEL THE SHOW. JLo didn't add one thing to the show and now Stern will just be running his big, filthy mouth. It will be over before it begins. Too bad, it was a great show til now.

852 days ago
112.

Marek    

King of All Media, will become King of All Judges. Praise THE KING

Marek from Windsor, Ontario

852 days ago
113.

peter north jr    

howie

852 days ago
114.

Melissa    

1St - Howard is very generous and gives to many charities.I am not sure why everyone is so against him being on the show. He is very funny, smart, and lets not forget...."the king of all media" which means he is going to be a great judge of all sorts of talent. He is going to be an awesome addition to the show, I can't wait!!

850 days ago
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TATIANA     

I LOVE HOWARD! I HAVE BEEN A FAN FOR YEARS! I DON'T UNDERSTAND ALL THESE A-HOLES WHO HATE HOWARD NEED TO GET TO KNOW THE REAL HOWARD! I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THEY THINK HE IS ALL ABOUT PORN AND STRIPPERS, DO YOU THINK HE'S POINTING A GUN TO THESE STRIPPERS TO GET THEM TO TAKE THEIR CLOTHES OFF? NO! THIS MAN IS A GENIUS, NOT TOO MANY PEOPLE CAN GET A WHOLE SHOW TO RELOCATE ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO ACCOMODATE TO THEM! WHO CARES IF YOU WON'*****CH IT, I DIDN'*****CH THE SHOW BEFORE BUT NOW I WILL BECAUSE OF HOWARD AND I AM SURE THERE ARE MANY OTHERS LIKE ME! FYI HE DOESN'T HAVE THE SUCCESS THAT HE HAS FOR NO REASON, THINK ABOUT IT YOU A-HOLES!!

826 days ago
116.

Paul    

everyone who i*****ing on stern is a idiot, he loves the show and will bring in thousands of new viewers. Everything he touches turns into gold the man is a genious. he has so much money... who cares isnt that what america is all about capatalsim he worked hard for it n deserves every penny. just cause ur a poor loser does not mean people who are rich should stop making money n give it all away to the poor people. Howard ur the man

825 days ago
117.

nmc    

How can such a vicious, no-talent-person make so much money? Life just isn't fair!

738 days ago
118.

vazha    

va http://youtu.be/1O5wO4kin8k

698 days ago
119.

vazha    

http://youtu.be/1O5wO4kin8k

698 days ago
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