Gayle King one of the long-running Co-host on “CBS Mornings is about to get paid some serious money in new CNN gig— and it’s all said to be for just one hour’s worth of work per week!
Gayle King and Charles Barkley have reportedly been in talks with CNN to front their very own primetime show, which is expected to run once a week.
Also, sources claimed that King, was nearing the completion of her deal to sign on for the project over at CNN, but what we didn’t know back then is how much Oprah Winfrey’s best friend is getting.
According to reports if the deal is finalized, King will become the highest-paid star on the network, earning at least $12 million a year.
Moreso, It should be noted that details pertaining to the upcoming primetime program are still being evaluated, so things could still change, but what won’t be changing is King’s salary.
Meanwhile , media elites believe hiring King is supposed to be a desperate effort from CNN to try and improve its ratings, which have been on a continuous decline from year to year.
Gayle King is famously known to have interviewed some of the biggest names in politics, entertainment, and culture. Her interviews with R. Kelly, Lisa Leslie, and Meghan Markle made headlines around the world & thus cemented her status, as a force to be reckoned with in the media world.