Big Brother fan favourite Reggie Bird is being ‘paid peanuts’ to appear on the show in 2022 – and you won’t believe how much her rumoured day rate is
Reggie Bird is rumoured to be appearing on the new season of Big Brother in 2022.
But according to New Idea, Channel Seven hasn’t splashed out the big bucks for Reggie’s grand return to screens.
The 46-year-old, who won Big Brother Australia in 2003, is reportedly being ‘paid peanuts’ in the form of $170 a day, rather than an up-front flat fee.
Comeback: Reggie Bird is rumoured to be appearing on the new season of Big Brother: All Stars in 2022, but Channel Seven reportedly hasn’t splashed out the big bucks for her return
This is in stark contrast to what some celebrities were paid to appear Seven’s SAS Australia earlier this year.
Former NRL player Sam Burgess, for example, is rumoured to have been paid between $150,000 and $200,000 to star on the military-style show.
The source also claimed Reggie was given just two days to decide if she wanted to take part in the series, adding: ‘It seems she’s been taken for a ride.
‘Her return to the Big Brother house was meant to signal better times. Here’s hoping she wins again!’
Petty cash: The 46-year-old, who won Big Brother Australia in 2003, is being ‘paid peanuts’ in the form of $170 a day, rather than an up-front flat fee, according to New Idea magazine
A representative for Channel Seven declined to comment when approached by Daily Mail Australia.,
Of course, should Reggie win the 2022 series she could walk away with the grand prize of $250,000.
The upcoming season will see many memorable housemates from the past 20 years compete against 12 fresh faces, with filming commencing in Sydney on October 12.
According to gossip site The Wash, Trevor Butler, who won in 2004, as well as fan favourites David Graham (2006), Estelle Landy (2012) and Layla Subritzky (2012) are rumoured to be entering the house.
Talk of the town: Former Big Brother couple Tully Smyth (left) and Drew Anthony (right) are set to reunite amid rumours they’ve both been cast in the 2022 Back to the Future All-Stars series
Away: Tully sent the rumour mill into overdrive last week after she shared a cryptic post to her Instagram that she was mysteriously taking time away from social media
Meanwhile, former lovebirds Tully Smyth and Drew Anthony will also join the series.
The website reports that while Drew has already entered the house, Tully is more than likely going to surprise her ex when she enters as an intruder.
Tully sent the rumour mill into overdrive last week after she shared a cryptic post to her Instagram that she was mysteriously taking time away from social media.
She wrote in her caption: ‘BRB, taking a break from social media to be this happy IRL [in real life]. TTYL [talk to you later], ILY [I love you]’.
Filming? Tully’s exit from Instagram perfectly coincided with the filming of Big Brother