Clay Aiken Paid $500,000 For People Interview

And talks to Diane Sawyer. He throws the gay out there right off the bat.

According to MSNBC, exclusive photos of Clay Aiken and his son, Parker, went for an underwhelming amount compared to the multimillion-dollar price tag that accompanies a Jennifer Lopez or Jolie-Pitt agreement. Aiken’s deal cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $500,000 according to several sources privy to the negotiations (a rep for People said “We don’t comment on the specifics of any deals”).

A girls gotta get paid.