She also appeared to address comments from Kennedy's wife, Lauren Scruggs, who wrote an essay defending the network, stating he "had a female co-anchor on E!
News who made three times his salary." "For people to use the argument that Giuliana [Rancic] somehow made more money than Jason, that comparison doesn't work," Sadler told THR. She joined before him, she was managing editor, she had multiple shows on the network.
"More recently, when E reached out to renew and extend my deal, I learned that he wasn't just making a little more than I was.
chief Frances Berwick's explanation of the pay gap between herself and former co-worker Jason Kennedy, who was making roughly twice as much when she quit the network in December.
"My experience, frustration and disparity was based on Jason Kennedy and myself being apples to apples," Sadler told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview published Wednesday, a day after Berwick told the press the two "had different roles and therefore different salaries." "Catt was focused on daytime.
We wish Catt well, but I hope that sets the record straight on that." Sadler, however, clearly does not agree with Berwick, the president of lifestyle networks at NBCUniversal.
"We came to the network at the same time and did similar jobs," Sadler told THR.