Outrage! 10 Ways Kanye's Fashion Show Was A Job From Hell For The Models

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Feb. 22 2016, Updated 10:02 a.m. ET

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Kanye West is $53 million in debt and definitely cut corners with his recent fashion show — he didn't even hire models from a reputable agency! Find out how low their pay was.

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Kanye West paid models at his Yeezy fashion show a measly $150. To save money, the models weren't cast from a modeling agency, but rather were hired from a company that casts extras for movies and commercials, an insider told Radar.

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The models at the fashion show "were absolutely miserable," a source tells Radar. "It was freezing inside the arena prior to the show starting. Most of the models weren't wearing a lot, and couldn't layer." The temperature outside was frigid that day with temperatures only rising to 41 degrees.

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The rapper's strange demands during his controversial Yeezy 3 fashion show were revealed after a model Snapchatted a possible requirements list from the event, the Daily Mail reported. The outlandish instructions included statements like "No eye contact!" and "No sexy posing!"

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Kanye was furious the list was made public and "wanted to know which model had leaked it! He wanted the clothes to be the focus, and nothing else," a source told Radar.

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The 1,500 models were "fed and provided with meal breaks. It was a long grueling day," the insider added.

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The models were reportedly required to sign a non-disclosure agreement, prohibiting anyone from discussing the show or Kanye West. If anyone violated the agreement, Kanye could sue for $10 million.

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The models were primarily African American, with audience members being mostly white. "It was very uncomfortable and felt very tense," our source revealed.

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West recently revealed he was $53 million in debt, partially because of the fashion line with Adidas.

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Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 – Runway

Kanye West Paid Models Fashion Show Models Complained
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Attending the show, however, was not cheap! Tickets for the fashion show were sold for as much as $100.

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The fashion show was described as an art installation, and Kanye said 20,000 were in attendance at the Garden to witness Yeezy Season 3.

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