#MeToo and #TimesUp in Hollywood are normally references to sexual assault and harassment, however they’re additionally broadening their horizons to incorporate basic office therapy and the gender pay hole for movies.
Mo’Nique maybe most famously initiated the latter dialog throughout an interview with The Breakfast Membership in February of 2017, and since, increasingly more ladies in Hollywood have been describing how they’ve been paid quite a bit lower than their male counterparts even when they’re in a number one position.
Nia Long is the newest to stake declare to this. Throughout a current Hollywood International Press Affiliation occasion, she was requested whether or not she believes issues have gotten higher in Hollywood in the case of pay for ladies. Her reply: nah.
“I’ve watched a variety of males get wealthy off of the movies that I’ve executed, and I used to be being paid peanuts” she instructed the Related Press. “And once I requested or wished extra, I used to be thought of tough, outspoken, entitled and the entire issues that shouldn’t be used to explain a girl who has earned her house, her place and delivers.”
Most not too long ago, Long has assumed roles in each tv and flicks, together with appearances on Empire, Expensive White Individuals, NCIS: Los Angeles and in Keanu, Lemon and Roxanne Roxanne.
The AP additionally requested comparable questions in regards to the Hollywood pay hole to Lena Waithe and Laura Linney. See everybody’s responses under.