Deadline Hollywood Daily’s Nikke Finke broke the new yesterday that Tori Spelling does not have a deal to join the new 90210. As Nikki herself would say, “Toldya!”
GABE SACHS: I haven’t heard that. I don’t think anything happened. She was exhausted from having the baby. And again, I’ve said, you know, before we were E-mailing and brainstorming on stuff, you know, on her character and I think that when she’s up for it, she’ll be in. That’s my understanding.
QUESTION: So you have a contract with her? Is she actually on the show?
GABE SACHS: Where are those people (looking in audience)? Yeah. We have a —
JEFF JUDAH: Yeah. We have a deal.
Insiders tell me that Tori was hired to reprise her role as fashion boutique owner Donna Martin for just “$10,000-$20,000” per episode. But then Jennie Garth and Shannen Doherty were signed for “$35,000-$50,000” a show. When Tori found out her former co-stars were getting paid way more than she was, she got pissed and demanded equal pay. But the network suits have refused. So now my sources tell me that Tori has pulled out of the series…