Sherri Shepherd says Rosie O'Donnell shared 'all people's wage' to assist her get more cash on 'The View' — and it impressed her to do the identical for Sunny Hostin years later

  • Sunny Hostin credited Sherri Shepherd for serving to her with wage negotiations for “The View.”
  • “She bought me paid,” Hostin informed the viewers of Shepherd’s discuss present on Wednesday.
  • Shepherd shared wage data as a result of Rosie O’Donnell did the identical for her years earlier.

On Wednesday’s episode of Sherri Shepherd’s Fox discuss present “Sherri,” she and her visitor Sunny Hostin mentioned why they negotiated their salaries earlier than signing their preliminary contracts for “The View” and the way Rosie O’Donnell helped them notice the significance of discussing cash overtly. 

“She bought me paid,” Hostin informed the viewers of Shepherd, joking that she did not know the way Shepherd even bought her quantity.

“You principally went over your wage for the complete time you have been there, and also you additionally gave me Jenny McCarthy’s wage,” Hostin recalled to the host. 

Shepherd defined that she made the gesture as a result of Rosie O’Donnell had carried out the identical for her and informed her “all people’s wage” when Shepherd was negotiating her personal take care of the daytime discuss present.

Hostin joined “The View” in 2016 and stays on the panel of hosts in the present day. Shepherd joined the present in 2007 and remained a cohost till 2014, departing two years earlier than Hostin joined. O’Donnell did two transient stints on the long-running discuss present, first internet hosting from 2006 to 2007, earlier than returning in 2014 and leaving once more in 2015.

“You gotta pay it ahead,” Shepherd stated on her present Wednesday.

Shepherd beforehand shared the story of how O’Donnell helped her get a greater take care of Individuals in 2018. “If Rosie O’Donnell had not informed me what her wage was, I’d’ve gotten one thing so low. I am not gonna lie, I made some huge cash on ‘The View,’ she stated. 

Shepherd informed Individuals in 2018 that on the subject of cash and different provisions in contracts, “no person shares, and as ladies, we have now to try this.”

Rosie O'Donnell and Sherri Shepherd.

Rosie O’Donnell and Sherri Shepherd on “The View.”

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On Wednesday’s episode of “Sherri,” Hostin shared that her dialog with Shepherd helped her notice that she ought to ask for lodging past cash, like a “automobile stipend.” 

The ladies did not reveal their salaries or another specifics of their respective contracts, however Hostin stated that after speaking with Shepherd, she referred to as her agent and informed them, “You didn’t get me sufficient cash!”

Insider has reached out to a consultant of “The View” for remark.