“My assumption is that if you continue to do other things, you will at least ask me if I want to have the opportunity to audition for this role,” Bird told the publication.
“Judge Judy” is one of the most popular joint shows of all time, and it recently ended after 25 seasons.
According to Bird, after the April production of the final season of “Judge Judy”, he turned his attention to the brain surgery arranged for his wife Makita Bond Bird, who was the long-term part of the show. Producer.
He said he later asked Sheindlin about her new show and was told that he would not participate in it.
“I didn’t ask why, it was her choice. But she did tell me that, fundamentally, I was priced as the new marshal for her new show,” Bird said. “My salary will be too much. I’m curious: How does she know? She didn’t ask me. She didn’t give me a chance to accept a lower salary.”
In a statement provided to EW by her spokesperson, Sheindlin, she said: “Byrd is great, we have 25 years of outstanding performance. This is a brand new show with a brand new cast and exciting energy. .”
Bird said that his conversation with Sheindlin “ends happily enough.” He said he “thought she didn’t understand that after 25 years of my work there, from the beginning of her career, and at least not got the opportunity to say whether I want to continue this. Kind of relationship.”
He said he is now focusing on his acting and dubbing work.
“That’s the way it is,” Bird said of parting ways with Schedlin. “I only know that God has other things to me.”
Kevin Rasco will serve as the bailiff for “Judy Justice”. Bird said that Lasco provided Sheindlin with personal safety during his tenure as “Judge Judy.”