Vanna White Has Lawyered Up, And Her 'Wheel Of Fortune' Future Could Go In Two Very Different Directions

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After more than forty years leading one of America’s favorite game shows, Pat Sajak recently announced he’s stepping away. The longtime "Wheel Of Fortune" host is going to do one more season, then go behind the camera and work as a consultant as a new host is brought in. Some of the details still need to be worked out, but basically, the 76-year-old has a loose retirement plan. The same cannot be said for Vanna White. She’s hired a lawyer to help figure out her future on the show, and it sounds like two very different outcomes are possible. Fans have been speculating about what Sajak’s retirement might mean for White since the announcement was first made, but that speculation has increased quite a bit since Puck dropped a piece with a ton of juicy behind-the-scenes details about "Wheel Of Fortune." Apparently, Sajak was making somewhere in the neighborhood of $15M per season, while Vanna White was making around $3M. The outlet claims she hasn’t gotten a traditional raise (though there have been bonuses) in 18 years but is now looking to see an increase. She’s apparently hired Bryan Freedman, who recently represented Tucker Carlson as part of his Fox News exit and conversations are ongoing with Sony to extend her contract, as she’s a decade younger than Sajak.