Mark Cuban Threatened To Leave Shark Tank Over Sony's 'Insulting' $30,000 Per Episode Offer

Billionaire Mark Cuban was one of many people whose emails were exposed during a massive cyber attack on Sony.

Sony produces ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” and Cuban is one of the judges.

A leaked email shows that Sony wanted to pay Cuban $US30,000 per episode to be on the show. Cuban was less than thrilled. He responded:

seriously? 

no chance… this is beyond an insult and it shows no one cares about the investments I have made or the entrepreneurs 

now it’s really business..

I will negotiate like any other deal I would do

you may want to start cutting me out of the promos

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Cuban tells CNN’s Brian Stelter that he wasn’t embarrassed that his email about the salary fight leaked.

“It’s nothing I wouldn’t have said publicly,” Cuban said. “If they want me to continue to do ‘good television’ and make investments that I like to do but that I otherwise would not have done or would not have been accessible to me, then it’s a decision they have to make. And if we don’t come to a resolution, I’ll leave the show.”

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