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Two 'Bachelorette' Contestants Reveal The Salaries ABC Offered Them

Jason Tartick and Dean Unglert are revealing what they were offered by ABC to participate in The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise.

During an appearance on the Trading Secrets podcast, Jason and Dean revealed they were not paid to participate in their seasons of The Bachelorette with both Rachel Lindsay and Becca Kufrin.

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However, for Bachelor in Paradise, they were offered money.

Dean explained, “They hit me up, and they’re like, ‘Hey, do you want to do Bachelor in Paradise, this other show? It pays $400 bucks a day, and you could be there for up to 30 days, or something like that.’ So I was like, ‘Oh, yeah, great. $400 a day, 30 days, $12,000, that’s fantastic.’”

“And then I start talking to some friends, and they’re like, ‘Well, you should get more money because you’re who they want most from your season to go to Paradise, minus [Lindsay's runner-up Peter Kraus], obviously,’” he continued.

He said he countered with $800 a day and then ABC came back with $600 per day, which he accepted. “Out of principle, I wanted them to pay me more than they were offering everybody else, just because I thought I was hot s— or something,” he said.

Jason confirmed he was also offered $600 a day, with a $5,000 guarantee in case he did not make it far.

They were both also offered salaries for The Bachelor, if they became the lead.

Dean said he was offered $75,000 for season 22, which ended up starring Arie Luyendyk Jr. Jason said he was offered $100,000 for season 23. He added that Blake Hortsmann and Colton Underwood were offered the same, and it ended up starring Colton.

Then, Dean said he asked for “$20,000 an episode or some absurd amount” to come back to Paradise later on. “When I said it, too, I was so vindicated. I was like, They’re not going to get me for a dollar less than what I need.’ And then eventually, as time wore on, I said, ‘Screw it.’ I think I went down to like $602 a day.”

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