Judge Judy Goes Off in Profits Lawsuit: "CBS Had No Choice But to Pay Me"
By Hollywood Reporter,Aug. 23, 2017
If you think Judy Sheindlin is out of this world on Judge Judy and deserves every penny of the mammoth $47 million a year in salary she gets, wait until you hear what she had to say in a deposition. In a transcript obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, Sheindlin sounds off on everything from the coup during the first season that she felt powerless to prevent to her current status as television's top money-maker. Regarding CBS, she says, "Their back's to the wall."