04.14.2019

CBS staffers worry network can't afford Gayle King deal

CBS staffers worry network can't afford Gayle King deal Photo by Michele Crowe/CBS

Gayle King’s deal negotiations at CBS are taking so long that staff now fear there’s not enough money to keep her.

The star is working on a new deal to stay on “CBS This Morning.”

As we revealed, she is in talks to double her current $5.5 million annual salary.

And while the contract was expected to be wrapped up earlier this month, it’s still not done. A high-level source told Page Six: “It’s not like CBS News can all of a sudden find ABC or NBC money — it has to come from somewhere.”

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