James Corden Apparently Turned Down $50 Million To Stay On As “Late Late Show” Host

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James Corden evidently wasn’t kidding about his need to step down as host of “The Late Late Present” on CBS. How severe was he? He walked away from a proposal from the community price nearly $50 million to alter his thoughts.

Corden movies the present in Los Angeles, and he just lately introduced his intention to step down from the present with the intention to spend extra time in his native England and together with his household. And in accordance with a supply near the state of affairs, no amount of cash may have satisfied him to remain any longer than subsequent yr, when his tenure on the present will come to an finish – a state of affairs that mirrors his exit from the UK sitcom “Gavin & Stacey” earlier in his profession:

“He may have gone down the money route with ‘Gavin and Stacey,’ taken the cheque and written it endlessly, however he selected to not. This is identical.”

One other supply says that Corden is concerned about being greater than only a discuss present host, one thing that is been evident in his appearing roles in function movies since he first began internet hosting the present in 2015:

“James desires to put in writing, make movies and he loves the theatre. He’s solely in his early forties. There’s much more on the market.”

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Corden nonetheless has till subsequent yr earlier than he stops internet hosting “The Late Late Present,” and on a latest episode asserting his departure pledged to “exit with a bang.” He went on:

“We’re all decided to make this the perfect yr we’ve ever had making this present. We’re going to exit with a bang…There’s going to be Carpools, and Crosswalks, and sketches and different surprises… And there will probably be tears. There will probably be so many tears. As a result of this has been the toughest determination I’ve ever needed to make, it actually has.”

Provided that it concerned strolling away from a multi-year deal valued at practically $50 million, that is not arduous to consider!


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