Petri Hawkins-Byrd, the longtime bailiff on “Judge Judy,” wants America to know he thinks the eponymous host is peeing on his leg and telling him that it’s raining.
According to a report in Monday’s New York Post, the fixture on the long-running daytime TV show is being kept out of the streaming reboot.
Hawkins-Bird said he was “priced out” of the new show — even though Judith Sheindlin, the straight-talking jurist, indicated she’s getting paid in the neighborhood of $47 million for Amazon/IMDb TV’s “Judy Justice.”
“Without giving you specifics, because that’s a little unseemly, my compensation has not been a secret. It’s been out there for a long time — not by me, but it got out there and had its own life,” Sheindlin