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Lala Kent Dishes on Her 'Vanderpump Rules' Salary, Says She's 'Rewarded' For Confrontation

Lala Kent Dishes on Her 'Vanderpump Rules' Salary, Says She's 'Rewarded' For Confrontation

Lala Kent is sharing some new insight into her Vanderpump Rules‘ salary negotiations.

On a recent episode of the Dear Media Trading Secrets podcast, the 31-year-old reality star reflected on how far she’s come since her first season of the show and

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Lala explained that “earning your place” on the show helps to increase your salary.

“My show rewards me for confrontation and speaking up. I don’t want to say that I like confrontation, but I will say that I’m great at it,” she said. “It’s not something where I leave feeling amazing after it happens, but I know what I signed up for and I’m being paid for my thoughts.”

She continued, “When cameras aren’t on, I tend to pick my battles a little bit better. But when cameras are on, it’s, like, ‘Well, I have a thought and I’m going to say it.’”

Lala added that an important element of negotiations is knowing your personal worth, but also recognizing how it will impact other businesses and brands.

“Do I feel like I should be making a billion dollars an episode? Absolutely. We should all feel like we deserve a billion dollars,” she said. “If I’m on television, my other brands remain relevant. And that, to me, is also a huge deal and worth a lot. So, my team, when they go into negotiations, they know where my head is at, and we make sure that everybody leaves happy.”

Last year, Lala hinted that she may not be returning to the show next year

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