What: Celebrities now get paid to sit in the front row of fashion week.

The Scoop: From Forbes.com:

“Katie’s a big deal now, so I would say a designer would have to pay $50,000 for her to sit in the front row and $100,000 to walk [as a runway model],” says the wrangler. “Nicole [Kidman] would get maybe $40,000 to sit and $80,000 to walk. Mischa [Barton] maybe $25,000 to sit.”

What I say: $50,000 and up for 15 minutes? Isn’t that more than Katie Holmes got paid for like a season of Dawson’s Creek? And designers complain about knock offs?

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