The New York Stock Exchange tried to promote Darlene Love quick.
Love advised Page Six that she felt “disrespected” as a result of the NYSE requested her to carry out her famed vacation hit, “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” at its 96th annual Christmas tree lighting this December — however gained’t even pay for a automotive to choose her up.
She had agreed to carry out the vacation traditional for free, however “requested ground transportation to be provided since she lives an hour away in Rockland County,” an insider tells us. “The marketing director said they’re not allowed to compensate talent for performance, travel, hotel, [but that they] may be able to get an exception for $500 to cover a portion of her car.” The supply advised us they “said she should do it for exposure.”
Love advised us, “At this stage of my career, I don’t need any more exposure — just respect.” She added, “My time and value is worth more than $500 to hang out at the NYSE for seven hours for free with a bunch of millionaire stock brokers. They can at least cover my travel expenses. This is insulting! Maybe they should watch ’20 Feet From Stardom,’” the 2013 documentary that highlights her profession.
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