CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Page Six reports:

“The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison demanded a $25 million payout after being booted from the show — and threatened to spill all the franchise’s dirty secrets if he didn’t get it, sources told Page Six.  “He has nearly 20 years of dirt,” an ABC source said Tuesday.

“Instead of handing them a rose, he was absolutely ready to hand them a lawsuit detailing all the behind-the-scenes details.”

Harrison, 49, has been stewing since he got the boot for defending contestant Rachel Kirkconnell in her controversial race row — and insiders said he wasn’t going down without a fight. A second source said a settlement with Harrison was eventually reached — although it is not believed to be as high as $25 million.

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