Party Crashers Shop Interview

They want hundreds of thousands to tell their tale.
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 29, 2009 7:25 AM CST
Party Crashers Shop Interview
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 file photo, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, right, arrive at a State Dinner hosted by President Barack Obama for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the White House in Washington. This time, the picture is the story. After the Secret Service insisted that President...   (Gerald Herbert)

(Newser) – The couple who infamously crashed President Barack Obama's first state dinner are peddling their story to broadcast networks for hundreds of thousands of dollars, a television executive says. The executive told the AP that representatives for Michaele and Tareq Salahi contacted networks to urge them to "get their bids in" for an interview, and that the Virginia couple was looking for a payment in the mid-six figures range.

Meanwhile, CNN confirmed that the Salahis had canceled an appearance they had scheduled for Larry King Live tomorrow. Michaele Salahis is a reality TV hopeful trying to get on Bravo's The Real Housewives of DC. (Read more Michaele Salahi stories.)

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