Remember that movie, “All the Money in the World”? You weren’t really interested by the TV ads, but then you heard that Michelle Williams was in it and raced to the next screening?

You might be shocked to learn that Williams made only a percentage of what star Mark Wahlberg made. And that injustice brought Williams to Capitol Hill Tuesday to fight for the Paycheck Fairness Act.


Is that the same Mark Wahlberg who draws paying customers into movie theaters?

Ever notice how Hollywood and the American university system preach a whole lot but always turn out to be the worst offenders when it comes to things like equal pay and diversity?

ABC News reports:

Actor Michelle Williams, who found herself at the center of a national debate on gender parity after it was revealed that she was paid less than 1% of what her male co-star received for the same amount of work, spoke to lawmakers on Capitol Hill Tuesday about her story and her support for the Paycheck Fairness Act.

“In late 2017, the news broke that I had been paid less than $1,000 compared to the $1.5 million that my male counterpart had received for the exact same amount of work,” she said, adding, “And guess what? No one cared.”

It’s not exactly true that no one cared — a lot of ink was spilled publicizing those numbers. Don’t forget, though, the mitigating factor here that throws the numbers off: this is the movie where all of Kevin Spacey’s scenes had to be reshot with Christopher Plummer, because Spacey had just been accused of pedophilia — and announced that he had chosen to live life as a gay man for some reason.


She must know some people in the “tippy-top” of earners — get someone in D.C. to shake them down for some cash so we all make the same as movie stars.

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