The audience guest said all the Brussels bloc wanted “is our money” and the demand was another reason why Britain should leave the union.
The EU has yet to reveal the final amount that will be called for but European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said it would be “hefty”.
Speaking on Question Time on the BBC, the audience guest insisted the UK should leave without paying.
A Question Time audience member said "all" the EU wanted was the UK's "money"
We need to get out the EU, all they want is our money
Question Time audience member
He said: “The world is watching what we’re doing at the moment and they’re going to be looking at us and thinking ‘look what they’re making the UK do by paying this massive bill’.
“We should get out. Look at how bureaucratic the EU is, they’re trying to treat us like this. We need to get out the EU, all they want is our money when we’re not seeking any form of benefit. “
An ICM/Guardian online poll reveals almost two thirds of voters would find it “unacceptable” for Britain to pay a so-called Brexit bill of £10 billion or more.
In pictures: Theresa May meets with EU's Tusk Thu, April 6, 2017
The two leaders held talks on Brexit negotiations
AFP/Getty Images 1 of 9
European Council President Donald Tusk gestures to members of the media as he leaves 10 Downing street after talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in central London
The poll of 2,005 adults will reinforce Prime Minister Theresa May’s resolve not to pay any “divorce” bill.
Get Quotes on Home Insurance
Most estimates have indicated that the Brexit bill would be in the region of £50bn although Government ministers have indicated that this would just be an opening bid.
Failure to reach compromise over the bill could delay – or even scupper – talks over a future free trade agreement between the European Union and UK.