Aside from cutting his $45 million deal with Fox to continue on "American Idol," the ubiquitous Ryan Seacrest has reportedly added two new full-time jobs to his already busy schedule.
Seacrest will become the Hollywood-based entertainment correspondent for the English language version of Al Jazeera, beginning in August. In addition, he has already begun serving as the town of Santa Melanoma, California's city manager.
"I'm holding down twenty-seven full-time jobs and unemployment is at nine per cent? Somebody's not trying hard enough!" Seacrest quipped to the nation in recession.
Seacrest's gigs include hosting a morning radio show in Los Angeles, doing a syndicated daily show sent to hundreds of radio stations nationwide, and running his own TV production company in addition to his role as host of "Idol."
In addition to pay from the 27 known full-time gigs, Seacrest receives about $250 weekly from UCLA Medical School where he participates in an ongoing sleep deprivation study, plus he allegedly has undisclosed income from a part-time paper route.