According to TMZ they are “PISSED” because they had not been informed that History had even planned on making a spin-off to their number one show and one of the highest rated shows on cable TV.
Sources close to the production company behind Pawn Stars say they feel “blindsided“, because they learned about the show like everyone else, a few weeks ago when the network made the announcement.
The cast, Chumlee, Rick, Corey, and The Old Man, are insisting that the network had promised them that there would be no spin-off shows of any kind. They feel there trust has been betrayed by History.
Sources have said the guys are “really hurt” and the new show is a “total knock-off“. That being said, they want to be clear they are upset with the network and not the cast of the new show Cajun Pawn Stars.
No official comment has come from either the cast of Pawn Stars or History, but if this is all true it is pretty surprising that a network would be willing to anger the cast of the highest rated show in their network’s history.
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