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Old 01-25-2013, 05:40 PM  
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Chumlee On Pawn Stars Makes 25K Per Episode - Drives A Maserati

It's Friday and this falls into the "this will piss you off category."

I like Pawn Stars because I think it's informative and I like the history lessons.

But I did some research and I found that fat **** Austin "Chumlee" Russell on Pawn Stars makes 25 grand per episode and he drives a freaking Maserati.

If you think any of these "reality" shows are real think again.

Pawn Stars is about as scripted as it can be. In fact Gold & Silver Pawn is hardly a pawn shop anymore but more of a gift shop selling coffee mugs and t-shirts.

You can tell it's all staged because no one is in the shop when they are shooting, it's always empty.

I know this good looking lady down here in Houston who owns a pawn shop and asked her if anyone has ever approached her about doing a show like this.

She said yes but they wanted to tell her who would play what character/personality. The shows producers decide who plays what.

I asked how does Pawn Stars get all that crazy stuff to walk through the door and she said they place ads in the local papers looking for people to bring in weird stuff for the show. So I guess they're all actors.

Chumlee plays a dumbass and plays it well but dude is worth almost a million dollars because of this show.

Man.

http://www.celebritynetworth.com/ric...ell-net-worth/


"Austin Chumlee Russell is an American reality television star with a net worth of $600 thousand and a salary per episode $25,000. Austin Chumlee Russell acquired that net worth as a cast member of the History Channel reality show Pawn Stars. He works behind the counter of the pawnshop and has a special interest in pinball machines. The show follows the goings-on at the Las Vegas based 24-hour Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. Austin famously was able to talk a local Maserati shop into selling him a $100,000 car for only $85,000 proving his skills as a haggler. Chumlee got the job because he is Corey Harrison's childhood best friend."


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Old 01-25-2013, 06:13 PM   #16
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I don't watch any of that shit.

I watch sports and real TV shows...like Homeland or comedies like Always Sunny or 30 Rock.

Reality TV is gay.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:15 PM   #17
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:19 PM   #18
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I don't watch any of that shit.

I watch sports and real TV shows...like Homeland or comedies like Always Sunny or 30 Rock.

Reality TV is gay.
I really don't either.

Reality shows suck but I like Pawn Stars.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:23 PM   #19
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I tried watching it, but wow it was bad, super staged, and corny
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:24 PM   #20
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The guy's a star. Was anybody really stupid enough to think they don't get paid like it? More power to him. I hope he buys another one just like it so people can whine about that, too.
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:30 PM   #21
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:41 PM   #22
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:50 PM   #23
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Not only does he play a dumbass, but he clearly is one as well. If you're only worth 600k, you shouldn't be rolling around in a depreciating asset that costs at least 20% of your net worth.
He's still making money and that Maserrati isn't as much as you think.

Brand new they are $145k and that's assuming he got the best one. I just checked what the used ones are going for and 2008-2010 are listed from $58k-$91k.
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Also, all these people on the shows make more money from the shows than they do with their businesses.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:14 PM   #25
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In the OP he states that his friend in Houston was going to be "assigned a personality", but gets pissed because he "assumes" Chum is stupid hahah.


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He's still making money and that Maserrati isn't as much as you think.

Brand new they are $145k and that's assuming he got the best one. I just checked what the used ones are going for and 2008-2010 are listed from $58k-$91k.
it says in the article what the car was going for and what he paid.
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