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The Girls Next Door’s Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt were paid NOTHING for first season

The Girls Next Door’s Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt revealed they were paid nothing to star in the 15-episode first season of their E! reality show with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner back in 2005.

‘When they ordered more episodes they finally paid us,’ 42-year-old Holly said of the following five seasons while appearing on Tuesday’s Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald.

48-year-old Bridget added: ‘Very little.’

‘Very little’: The Girls Next Door’s Holly Madison (2-R) and Bridget Marquardt (R) revealed they were paid nothing to star in the 15-episode first season of their E! reality show with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (2-L) back in 2005 

42-year-old Holly (R) said on Tuesday's Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald (L): 'When they ordered more episodes they finally paid us'

42-year-old Holly (R) said on Tuesday’s Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald (L): ‘When they ordered more episodes they finally paid us’

Madison (born Cullen) continued: ‘It’s not like I think I’m this big star with bargaining power back then, but I wanted what was fair. It was just like a couple thousand bucks an episode. Just the fact that they didn’t want to pay us anything and just expected us to do it as the main characters of the show [was bad].’

The Disney-obsessed cosplayer likened their treatment to how family vloggers ‘throw their children on YouTube.’

‘Like, “You’re here. You’re doing this. This is what you’re doing,”‘ Holly recalled.

‘Hef even, like, walked by me in the hall one morning and was like, “I’ve decided what your characters are going to be.” I was like, “Okay.” So we’re just told that you’re doing this unless so unless we want to move out and change your life. You have to go along with it.’

Madison (born Cullen) continued: 'It's not like I think I'm this big star with bargaining power back then, but I wanted what was fair. It was just like a couple thousand bucks an episode. Just the fact that they didn't want to pay us anything and just expected us to do it as the main characters of the show [was bad]'

Madison (born Cullen) continued: ‘It’s not like I think I’m this big star with bargaining power back then, but I wanted what was fair. It was just like a couple thousand bucks an episode. Just the fact that they didn’t want to pay us anything and just expected us to do it as the main characters of the show [was bad]’

'"You're here. You're doing this"': The Disney-obsessed cosplayer (L) likened their treatment to how family vloggers 'throw their children on YouTube'

‘”You’re here. You’re doing this”‘: The Disney-obsessed cosplayer (L) likened their treatment to how family vloggers ‘throw their children on YouTube’

Holly recalled: 'Hef even, like, walked by me in the hall one morning and was like, "I've decided what your characters are going to be." I was like, "Okay." So we're just told that you're doing this unless so unless we want to move out and change your life. You have to go along with it'

Holly recalled: ‘Hef even, like, walked by me in the hall one morning and was like, “I’ve decided what your characters are going to be.” I was like, “Okay.” So we’re just told that you’re doing this unless so unless we want to move out and change your life. You have to go along with it’

48-year-old Bridget added: 'And they basically told us that, "If you don't like it you know where the door is because there's lots of people who would want your position"'

48-year-old Bridget added: ‘And they basically told us that, “If you don’t like it you know where the door is because there’s lots of people who would want your position”‘

Marquardt (born Sandmeier) added: ‘And they basically told us that, “If you don’t like it you know where the door is because there’s lots of people who would want your position.”‘

The paranormal investigator detailed the first time she was ‘pressured’ to have unsafe sex with the late Playboy Magazine editor-in-chief when she was 29 and he was 76 in a group sex session.

‘[One of the women] was like, “Aren’t you gonna go?” It’s like, “You need to go,”‘ Bridget recalled.

‘And I was like, “I would rather not.” And she’s like, “Well, then you probably won’t be invited back.” So then I was like, “Okay.” And I’d seen what everybody else was doing, so I knew that this was like a 10-second thing. I mean, definitely no more than a minute.’

First tryst: Marquardt (born Sandmeier) detailed the first time she was 'pressured' to have unsafe sex with the late Playboy Magazine editor-in-chief when she was 29 and he was 76 in a group sex session (pictured in 2007)

First tryst: Marquardt (born Sandmeier) detailed the first time she was ‘pressured’ to have unsafe sex with the late Playboy Magazine editor-in-chief when she was 29 and he was 76 in a group sex session (pictured in 2007)

The paranormal investigator recalled: '[One of the women] was like, "Aren't you gonna go?" It's like, "You need to go." And I was like, "I would rather not." And she's like, "Well, then you probably won't be invited back." So then I was like, "Okay." And I'd seen what everybody else was doing, so I knew that this was like a 10-second thing. I mean, definitely no more than a minute'

The paranormal investigator recalled: ‘[One of the women] was like, “Aren’t you gonna go?” It’s like, “You need to go.” And I was like, “I would rather not.” And she’s like, “Well, then you probably won’t be invited back.” So then I was like, “Okay.” And I’d seen what everybody else was doing, so I knew that this was like a 10-second thing. I mean, definitely no more than a minute’

Madison chimed in: 'I felt everybody was just trying to get it done as quickly as possible, the whole process'

Madison chimed in: ‘I felt everybody was just trying to get it done as quickly as possible, the whole process’

Madison chimed in: ‘I felt everybody was just trying to get it done as quickly as possible, the whole process.’

Hugh eventually passed away, age 91, in 2017 from sepsis brought on by an E. coli infection.

And while Marquardt has ‘no ill feelings’ towards Kendra Wilkinson or Hefner, Madison said a producer on the spin-off Kendra on Top drove a wedge between her and her former roommate.

RIP: Hugh eventually passed away, age 91, in 2017 from sepsis brought on by an E. coli infection

RIP: Hugh eventually passed away, age 91, in 2017 from sepsis brought on by an E. coli infection

Rivalry: And while Marquardt has 'no ill feelings' towards Kendra Wilkinson (L) or Hefner, Madison said a producer on the spin-off Kendra on Top drove a wedge between her and her former roommate (pictured in 2006)

Rivalry: And while Marquardt has ‘no ill feelings’ towards Kendra Wilkinson (L) or Hefner, Madison said a producer on the spin-off Kendra on Top drove a wedge between her and her former roommate (pictured in 2006)

The former Playboy Bunny explained: 'Things got weird with me and Kendra and I felt like [the producer] was encouraging that, like he wanted us fighting, he wanted drama'

The former Playboy Bunny explained: ‘Things got weird with me and Kendra and I felt like [the producer] was encouraging that, like he wanted us fighting, he wanted drama’

Holly continued: 'He wanted me to come on her show and like brag about how much money I was making in Vegas, so she'd get a little poke in the a** to take more jobs to make her show more interesting. That's what he told me and things got weird between us'

Holly continued: ‘He wanted me to come on her show and like brag about how much money I was making in Vegas, so she’d get a little poke in the a** to take more jobs to make her show more interesting. That’s what he told me and things got weird between us’

‘Things got weird with me and Kendra and I felt like [the producer] was encouraging that, like he wanted us fighting, he wanted drama,’ The former Playboy Bunny explained.

‘He wanted me to come on her show and like brag about how much money I was making in Vegas, so she’d get a little poke in the a** to take more jobs to make her show more interesting. That’s what he told me and things got weird between us.’

The Oregon-born blondes were promoting their new podcast Girls Next Level – premiering next Monday – wherein they rewatch The Girls Next Door and reveal what was real and what was fake.

Premiering next Monday! The Oregon-born blondes were promoting their new podcast Girls Next Level wherein they rewatch The Girls Next Door and reveal what was real and what was fake

Premiering next Monday! The Oregon-born blondes were promoting their new podcast Girls Next Level wherein they rewatch The Girls Next Door and reveal what was real and what was fake

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