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‘Gogglebox’ Stars ‘Threaten To Strike’ Over VIP Treatment Of ‘I’m A Celebrity’ Star Scarlett Moffatt

'Bosses are going against all their own rules to keep her happy.'

11/11/2016 07:40

The stars of ‘Gogglebox’ are reportedly so unhappy about the preferential treatment of Scarlett Moffatt that they’re threatening to strike.

Channel 4 have strict rules about what the Goggleboxers do outside of the show, which means they are prevented from cashing in on their fame.

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Scarlett, with her mum and dad, who also appear on the show.

But since joining the show in series 3, Scarlett, who has her own management team, has released a book and fitness DVD, has her own radio show and has been paid a reported £70,000 to take part in the new series of ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’.

After her stint in the jungle, it’s been confirmed Scarlett will be returning to ‘Gogglebox’.

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Scarlett has been paid a reported £70,000 to appear on the new series of 'I'm A Celebrity'.
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George Gilbey (centre) was initially not allowed to return to 'Gogglebox' following his stint on 'Celebrity Big Brother'

Some of the cast are also reportedly unhappy about the money they receive to give their opinions on the week’s telly.

The source continues: “There’s whispers among the cast about their wages at the moment too.

“They think it’s odd the bosses have never made any effort to get all the families together to celebrate the success of show.

“Some of them feel the bosses want to stop them coming together because they’ll end up talking about wages and who gets paid what.

“A lot of them feel very under-appreciated and have even joked about going on strike.”

A Channel 4 spokesperson said: “All cast are thrilled for Scarlett and wish her all the best in the Jungle.

“It is untrue that there is disharmony within the cast about fees.”

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Steph and Dom

Last month Gogglebox’ favourites Steph and Dom Parker broke the news that they were “taking a break” from the hit Channel 4 show to concentrate on “other projects”..

Steph revealed: “We think it’s important that everyone gets their chance to be on ‘Gogglebox’ and give their opinion, and having been on it from the beginning we felt like we’d pretty much said all we needed to say, and we knew what we were going say.

“We’ve decided to take a break from it.”

“You can have too much of a good thing, so you can’t overdo it, we just felt it was time. We’ve got other projects and not a lot of time.”

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