White House 'Gate-Crashers' Want Big Bucks To Tell-All
The White House gate-crashing couple is looking to cash-in on their exploits by selling the first exclusive interview for a six-figure sum.
Tareq and Michaele Salahi - who got up close and personal with President Barack Obama – have pulled out of a planned interview with CNN because they want to land a big pay check for their tell-all.
Representatives for the couple have approached network chiefs asking for hundreds of thousands of dollars for the low-down on how the pair foiled the Secret Service and breached White House security.
Major networks have been encouraged to get their bids in to secure the interview about the incident that sent shockwaves though Washington D.C.
Although their names were not on the official list managed by the Secret Service, the Salahis apparently had no trouble gaining entrance to the dinner honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
White House "Crashers" Want To Be Reality Stars; Have A Trail Of Lawsuits
Michaele Salahai has been trying to land a spot on Bravo’s The Real Housewifes of D.C. with many people claiming the whole incident was just a huge publicity stunt by the couple.
RadarOnline.com revealed that the aspiring socialites are no strangers to controversy as they have been named, either as defendants or plaintiffs on 16 different lawsuits. One of their businesses is in bankruptcy. Tareq has even sued his own mother.
- Johnny Depp's Longtime Pal, Legendary Rock N' Roll Guitarist Jeff Beck Dead At 78
- Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Tell-All Netflix Series Delayed To 2023 After Attacks On ‘The Crown’
- Dianne Feinstein Refuses To Retire Before Her Senate Term Ends In 2024 Despite Colleagues Arguing She Is 'Mentally Unfit To Serve'
Through competing lawsuits, the couple won control of Oasis Winery from Tareq's mother in 2007 but quickly ran the Virginia establishment into financial ruin.
Oasis filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in February, listing the IRS and American Express among the unpaid creditors.
EXCLUSIVE: NJ Real Housewife Teresa Giudice Foreclosure Papers
It also owed $224,000 for "rental of FedEx Redskins Suite and related hospitality services."
Among assets they'd acquired with Oasis money -- but had already been subject to repo -- were a $150,000 Aston Martin and a $90,000 boat.
EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENT: Read Autopsy Report On A.J. Jewell Of Real Housewives Of Atlanta
It remains to be seen if charges are brought against the pair who have reportedly been questioned by the Secret Service following the incident that was reported worldwide.