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Bill Simmons Is Making An INSANE Amount Of Money At HBO [VIDEO]

Bill Simmons (Credit: Screenshot/Youtube HBO)

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Former ESPN pundit and new HBO star Bill Simmons will make around $9 million a year for his show “Any Given Wednesday” at HBO.

Simmons salary is almost double the the $5 million he was previously making at ESPN, according to a recent profile on Simmons by the Hollywood Reporter(SLIDESHOW: This Gorgeous Olympian Loves To Show Off Lots Of Skin)

The outspoken pundit also talked to the Hollywood Reporter about his nasty split with ESPN, saying “it was fucking shitty.” (SLIDESHOW: Forget About Zika, This Stunning Woman Is The Only Reason You Need To Go To The Olympics)

He also didn’t miss the opportunity to trash his former employer by adding, “They’ve now gotten rid of everybody who is a little off the beaten path. Ask yourself this: ‘Who would work there that you respect right now?'”

Simmons’ new show premieres June 22.

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