Uproar in Hollywood over Williams-Wahlberg pay gap

Uproar in Hollywood over Williams-Wahlberg pay gap

Mark Wahlberg was reportedly paid $1.5 million for reshooting his scenes, while his costar Michelle Williams received $80 per day-less than $1,000 in total-USA Today reports.

That's the claim from USA Today, who report that Williams was paid less than 1% of her male co-star's fee for the reshoots, and wasn't informed of the move. Wahlberg's people made sure their guy was going to get paid because he's in demand. But the film ended up being recognized by many for Scott's ability to complete the reshoots in nine to ten days, and still release the film on its original release date.

Let's also bear in mind that in August, Forbes named Wahlberg the highest-paid actor of the year - saying he banked in $68m (£50m) in their 12-month scoring period, before taxes and fees.

At Sunday's Golden Globes - where All the Money in the World came home empty-handed despite three nominations - male and female actors wore black to highlight sexual misconduct and also to promote gender parity.

The film "All the Money in the World" didn't live up to its title when it comes to paying actress Michelle Williams - an uncomfortable revelation at a time when Hollywood is still finding its footing with fair treatment of women, experts say.

Williams previously told USA Today she appreciated efforts to reshoot the film, which recounts the kidnapping of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty's grandson, adding that "they could have my salary".

Brooklyn assemblywoman indicted on fraud, with SI Sandy connection
She instead diverted the cash into her checking account to cover personal expenses in 2015, the indictment charged. Harris is the second person in a row to represent the 46th Assembly District in Brooklyn to have been indicted .

Williams and Wahlberg are both represented by the William Morris Endeavor agency.

"Everyone did it for nothing", he told the same publication in December. I really hope that with everything coming to light, she was paid fairly. That means Williams made less than 0.1 percent of Wahlberg's salary for the reshoot. Scott said he and Williams refused to get paid and that he only needed to pay Plummer and the crew.

The Washington Post reported in November the pay disparity for the reshoot and noted that "Wahlberg, along with manager Stephen Levinson and agency WME, have a reputation in Hollywood for driving a tough bargain".

"I wonder if the studio or Wahlberg will do something to make the situation less insane", he tweeted.

News of the massive pay gap has left some in Hollywood reeling - and ranting - about the "shameful", "messed up" and "outrageously unfair" situation.

The ceremony highlighted the Time's Up initiative, which seeks to take action on sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace.

Related News:

  • Flu season hits early, hard in Texas

    Flu season hits early, hard in Texas

    There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in OH since flu season began last October, according to ODH. If you experience flu-like symptoms, stay home 24-48 hours after symptoms resolve, unless you are seeking medical care.
    Warmer Waters Are Turning Green Turtles Babies Female

    Warmer Waters Are Turning Green Turtles Babies Female

    However the range which would result in either an all-male or all-female population varies by just a few degrees, scientists said. A turtle's sex is dependent on the temperature at which it is incubated, so warmer nests result in more females.
    Two New BlackBerry Smartphones Coming This Year

    Two New BlackBerry Smartphones Coming This Year

    If you've picked up the original BlackBerry KeyOne or the Black Edition, you'll be familiar with the new Bronze Edition . First up, we have an all-new Bronze Edition colour variant of the KEYOne.
  • Study Reveals Surprising Consequences Of Trying A Single Cigarette

    Study Reveals Surprising Consequences Of Trying A Single Cigarette

    In 2016, 15.5% of the adults from the United Kingdom smoked, down from 19.9% in 2010, according to the office for National Statistics.

    Marvel's 'Runaways' Renewed For Second Season At Hulu

    The series features Gregg Sulkin , Rhenzy Feliz , Lyrica Okano , Virginia Gardner , Ariela Barer , and Allegra Acosta . New episodes of the show have been released once per week on Tuesdays and its season finale streams on January 9th.
    Modi govt poses threat to democracy, Constitution: Mevani

    Modi govt poses threat to democracy, Constitution: Mevani

    If an elected representative does not have the right to do so, then this is the Gujarat model", Mevani said at the rally. RTI activist Akhil Gogoi said a national programme was needed to get rid of the BJP-RSS government.
  • Matt Patricia destined to be New York Giants head coach?

    Matt Patricia destined to be New York Giants head coach?

    If Patricia does go to the Giants , watch out for Texans assistant and former Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel in Detroit. Leonard said Patricia is expected to be named as the next coach of the Giants , replacing the fired Ben McAdoo.
    Rakesh Roshan announces next film in Krrish series on son Hrithik's birthday

    Rakesh Roshan announces next film in Krrish series on son Hrithik's birthday

    However, while both films saw Hrithik in an anti-hero role, the layers of his performance is different in each of the two films. However, Hrithik Roshan received a surprise birthday wish from none other than Malayalam superstar Mohanlal.
    USA  suspends security aid to Pakistan over militant groups

    USA suspends security aid to Pakistan over militant groups

    Pakistan was engaged with the US administration on security cooperation and awaited further detail, it said. Special Forces killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a raid in the military garrison town of Abbottabad.
  • Calvin Ridley and Da'Ron Payne entering NFL Draft

    Calvin Ridley and Da'Ron Payne entering NFL Draft

    I am so grateful and so blessed to have been a part of a MIGHTY ROLLING TIDE, THAT WILL KEEP ON ROLLING AND ROLLING FOREVER. I must take a moment to express my heartfelt appreciation to my family for all of their support through the years.
    Trump, Key Lawmakers Negotiating Immigration Policies

    Trump, Key Lawmakers Negotiating Immigration Policies

    Pressed again repeatedly, Sanders again insisted Trump wants "border security" funding - but would not commit to the wall. Texas Republicans have more at stake than anyone as Washington's border security deliberations drag on.
    British human rights commission gets involved — BBC pay gap

    British human rights commission gets involved — BBC pay gap

    Meanwhile we are by no means the only workplace with hidden pay discrimination and the pressure for transparency is only growing. Why were you willing to offer a pay raise to Gracie, yet still refuse to give her equal pay? She said: "My pay is £135,000".


Most liked

OJ Simpson shuts down those reports that he's Khloe Kardashian's real dad
In 2012 she told " Good Morning America ", "It just gets weirder and weirder: I have never heard such crap in my life". Simpson was granted parole in July 2017, and he was officially released in October 2017.

Olympia Ohanian Is Already Breaking Records As Vogue's Youngest Cover Star
No one talks about the low moments-the pressure you feel, the incredible letdown every time you hear the baby cry", she said . Williams told the magazine that the first couple of months of motherhood have tested her in ways she never imagined.

Pirates Agree To Trade Gerrit Cole To Astros
The Houston Astros have agreed to a deal for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole , according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network . In five years with the Pirates, Cole has a 59-42 record with a 3.50 ERA, averaging 156 innings a season in 127 starts.

Hero Confronts and Slaps Filthy Swine Harvey Weinstein at a Restuarant! Video!
More than 50 women have come forward and accused Weinstein of sexual assault that began #MeToo movement. Weinstein is under investigation by authorities in New York, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and London.

Packers to name ex-Browns coach Mike Pettine defensive coordinator
Pettine eventually worked his way up to become a defensive assistant, and later an outside linebackers coach in Baltimore. The Packers are set to hire Mike Pettine as their defensive coordinator, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

National Weather Service says flooding is possible Friday into Saturday
It also will be breezy, with a north northwest wind of 13 to 22 miles per hour , gusting as high as 31 miles per hour . SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and snow flurries will be possible, with a frigid high temperature of 23 degrees.

Kanye West Raps For Fan Battling Cancer Before She Passed Away
Kanye West has done his best to avoid the spotlight in recent months, but that doesn't mean he still isn't doing good deeds. Kim Kardashian , while suffering the same fate, has a bit more to work with when it comes to her daughter, North West.

Lena Dunham, Jack Antonoff split after five years of dating
It was only a few months ago in October when Dunham wrote lovingly of Antonoff on Variety , saying he taught her the importance of making political statements, among other things.

Journalists exposing Aadhaar breach deserve award, not FIR: Snowden
Alok Kumar, joint commissioner of Delhi Police's cybercrime unit, did not respond to CPJ's calls seeking comment. If the government were truly concerned for justice, they would be reforming the policies.

Attempt to kill spider starts house fire in Northern California
Firefighters in Redding were called to a home in here someone had used a large torch lighter to fight back against a spider. Lyndsey Wisegarver, who is the care giver for one of the men who lives in the building, said it was a "huge wolf spider ".

Vuzix Launching First Alexa-Powered AR Glasses Next Week
In August, Microsoft tied-up with Amazon to let Cortana and Alexa work together - rivaling Google Assistant and Siri . Interestingly, Amazon is not the first company to launch a pair of digital glasses that are Alexa-enabled.

Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and sees shares rocket
The film pioneer founded over a century ago has struggled to transform itself into an imaging software and technology company. The companies are launching blockchain technology with KodakOne and KodakCoin.

Hands-on with the Lenovo Mirage Solo and Camera with Daydream
It is powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, designed for VR experiences, with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of built-in UFS storage. Of course , Lenovo has also included Google's Daydream remote, a necessary accessory for interaction within games and apps.

Kendall Jenner responds to taunts about her Golden Globes 'acne'
Kendall Jenner has grabbed a lot of attention while at the Golden Globes and it wasn't for her red carpet fashion. In a Hollywood-ending style twist, fans commented positively on the model's relatable skin situation.

The Lana Del Rey and Radiohead Legal Battle Is Heating Up
The distinct melody, on the other hand, might be where Radiohead is taking issue - and where Lana might be in some trouble. Subsequently, Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood have a share of the seminal Radiohead track.