MAISIE Smith has been left battered and bruised on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins.
But The Sun can reveal she is one of the lowest paid recruits on the Channel 4 show.
The 21 year old actress bagged £25,000 for taking part in the brutal series after quitting her longtime role on EastEnders last year.
Our source said: “She got paid £25k for Celeb SAS which is at the lower end of the scale, but she's hoping it'll springboard her into other jobs."
It’s a huge drop from Maisie's Strictly wages, which were reported to have been £75,000 after she landed a bonus of £50k for reaching the final with Gorka Márquez.
Despite being left in pieces on Cele SAS, the only bonus on offer for celebs is the feeling of pride that comes from completing the SAS selection process.
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However, they can demand mega sums to take part.
During the 2019 series bosses are said to have paid Katie Price £120,000 for appearing on the show despite the fact that she quit the show after just 48 hours.
The Sun has contacted Maisie and the Channel 4 show for comment.
It comes as last week Maisie was seen battering ex-Towie star Ferne McCann in a real-life fight on the Channel 4 show.
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The stars were reluctant to get involved – but the ferocious onscreen staff on the show insisted they attack one another.
Fists were flying with Ferne, 32, landing a shuddering blow across Maisie’s head.
Speaking after the fight, Maisie told The Sun: "They went, ‘Go,’ and I wasn’t expecting her to just go crazy.
"But she literally just went, ‘Agh,’ and just screamed. I think she shut her eyes, screamed and just went crazy.
“I thought, ‘OK. I need to step up my game’. I was going for a solid minute with just screaming and punching, like a proper cat fight."
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She added: "I got a couple of good punches in. It wasn’t like a normal boxing ring. It was non-stop.
“I think neither of us wanted to do it. We just closed our eyes, pictured someone we hated and absolutely went crazy on each other.”
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