Sonia Kruger strikes a secret deal!

It's her way or the highway.
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Since her shock departure from Nine, Sonia Kruger has fast become Seven’s biggest star. From Holey Moley to Big Brother, The Voice and Dancing With The Stars, there’s nothing she can’t do… except film interstate!

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Speaking to New Idea, a network insider says that the Sydney-based presenter, 55, was recently forced to put her foot down when Big Brother’s 2022 season was about to jump ship from NSW.

“Sonia wasn’t having a bar of it and basically told execs that the next season has to be in Sydney or she could walk,” says the spy.

“Her family is here in Sydney and she has commitments. There’s no way she’ll uproot all that.”

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“Her family is here in Sydney and she has commitments.” (Credit: Instagram)

The insider also notes: “The last thing she wants to do is leave her recently renovated Mosman home.”

Last year, it was revealed the Big Brother house, located in Manly, would be dismantled after production were served an eviction notice over concerns about local wildlife in the area.

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The new season will reportedly be filmed on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour. (Credit: Instagram)

“After lots of back and forth, they did a deal,” says the insider, who insists the new season will be filmed on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour.

“Sonia has approved! Filming on the island will better for everybody involved. Sonia has enjoyed being at a network that collaborates.”

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