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Ka-Ching! Omarosa Scores $1 Million Payday For 'Celebrity Big Brother' & Talk Show

Jan. 29 2018, Published 9:32 p.m. ET

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Cashing in!

Ex-White House staffer Omarosa Manigault inked an insanely lucrative deal for $1 million for both Celebrity Big Brother and her own show, RadarOnline.com exclusively learned.

President Donald Trump’s former reality show star and political appointee was joining the hit CBS show with the huge paycheck that included a deal to film a pilot for her own talk show, insiders revealed.

An exec from the hit show The Talk was attached to her talk show pilot Radar confirmed.

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Manigault resigned from her position as Director of Communications for the Office of Public Policy at the White House at the end of 2017 after a confrontation with President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, General Kelly, but she rebounded and booked the reality show gig scheduled to start in February.

The former Celebrity Apprentice star was joining a full house of stars including Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath, American Pie actress Shannon Elizabeth, NBA star Metta World Peace, RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Ross Matthew and The Cosby Show star Keshia Knight Pulliam.

CBB host Julie Chen sounded off on Manigault joining the cast of the show.

“It’s a good thing the word ‘brother’ is between ‘big’ and ‘house’ so it’s not from the White House to the Big House,” Chen said on Page Six TV Monday. “We know Omarosa likes a microphone. She likes a camera. She has something to say.”

“I do think she’s going to speak her truth in the House.”

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