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Whether it pays a coaster a portion of their own large salary, or refuses to work on projects with significant gaps Pay equity, Individual actors sometimes step in and try to balance Hollywood’s detrimental pay gap, one kick at a time. A New interview EmpireOctober Magazine Celebrates late Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller Recalls how Black leopard The star gave her a part 21 bridges Her salary to make up the difference in her pay for the film. “I don’t know if I can tell this story, I haven’t told it yet. But I’m going to say that because I think it’s a testament to who he is, ”Miller said. “It’s a big-budget film. I know everyone understands the pay gap in Hollywood, but I heard the number not available to the studio.”
The actress explains, “I was reluctant to go back to work because my daughter was starting school and it was a difficult time, so I said‘ I will do it if I am compensated in the right way ’. Chadwick donated some of his salary to get me to the number I asked for. That’s why I said I deserved the salary. ”
Boseman, the producer of the 2019 Police Action-drama, personally sought Miller for the role, in addition to finally “donating” the difference between what the actress asked for and the studio’s willingness to pay.
“It’s about the most shocking thing I’ve ever experienced,” Miller recalled. “That kind of thing doesn’t happen. He said, ‘You get what you deserve, what value you have.’ It is incomprehensible to imagine another man in that town behaving with that kindness or respect.After this, I told the story to my other male actor friends, they all had to go very quietly and go home and sit for a while and think about things but there was no expression. I will take you to that number because that is what you have to pay. ‘ “
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