Posted by on January 4, 2019 6:36 am
Categories: µ Newsjones

One of the promises of TV talent shows is that they can lift normal people out of normal jobs and make them superstars.

For Brain Dunkelman, who made $17,000 a week when he co-hosted (with Ryan Seacreast) the first season of American Idol, that promise has been turned on its head.

For Dunkelman, who quit the show after his first season in 2002, is now making a living as an Uber driver, pulling in around $800 for a 45-hour week.

Read more at The Daily Beast.