It’s not just Hamilton’s driving abilites that convinced Mercedes to cough up so much money; the Briton is one of the most marketable sports stars on the planet (the 5th most, to be exact).
While Mercedes pays the lion’s share of his annual salary, Hamilton also receives a healthy income from his personal sponsors, which include Bombardier and watchmaker IWC.
Two-time Drivers Champion Hamilton negotiated the deal himself, having split from XIX Management (they of Spice Girls and David Beckham fame) late last year.
Ferrari were widely reported to have courted the driver before this week’s announcement.
Penny, played by Cynthia Rhodes in the 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, joins Johnny in enlisting Baby’s help and teaching her to dance.
Newcomer Colt Prattes and Abigail Breslin will play Johnny and Baby, respectively, in the remake produced by Lionsgate Television in association with Allison Shearmur Productions.
But in June, a few days into filming, Simon Cowell suddenly backtracked and sent Cole home amid a blaze of tabloid outrage (and maybe just a little schadenfreude).
“Mysteries of Laura” star Debra Messing will co-star as Marjorie Houseman, Baby’s mother.
The remake is executive produced by Allison Shearmur and Eleanor Bergstein, who wrote the screenplay for the original movie, with music from Adam Anders and Peer Astrom. Jessica Sharzer wrote the adaptation for “Dirty Dancing” and Wayne Blair will direct.
The celeb booty pose sweeps social media by the likes of Kylie Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Ariel Winter and Katie Salmon.
And the compliments didn't stop there, as fans continued to praise the TV babe.