Entertainment Michelle Williams Reacts to Mark Wahlberg's Time's Up Donation After 'All the Money in the World' Controversy

14:11  14 january  2018
14:11  14 january  2018 Source:   ETOnline

Mark Walhberg knew he was paid 1,000 times more than Michelle Williams for 'All the Money' reshoots, report says

  Mark Walhberg knew he was paid 1,000 times more than Michelle Williams for 'All the Money' reshoots, report says Mark Wahlberg didn't get all the money in the world, but he got a lot. And his co-star Michelle Williams got a lot less. Wahlberg received $1.5 million for reshooting his scenes in “All the Money in the World,” the film about the Getty kidnapping case, while Williams received less than $1,000, a report said Tuesday.Three people not authorized to speak publicly about the matter told USA Today that Williams was being paid an $80 per diem, which amounted to less than 1 percent of her male co-star's pay.

Michelle Williams speaks out after Mark Wahlberg donated his .5 million salary from his All the Money in the World reshoots to Time ' s Up . "Today isn’t about me. My fellow actresses stood by me and stood up for me, my activist friends taught me to use my voice

Michelle Williams speaks out after Mark Wahlberg donated his .5 million salary from his All the Money in the World reshoots to Time ' s Up .

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Michelle Williams speaks out after Mark Wahlberg donated his $1.5 million (C$1.87M) salary from his All the Money in the World reshoots to Time's Up.

"Today isn’t about me. My fellow actresses stood by me and stood up for me, my activist friends taught me to use my voice, and the most powerful men in charge, they listened and they acted," Williams said in a statement obtained by ET. "If we truly envision an equal world, it takes equal effort and sacrifice."

"Today is one of the most indelible days of my life because of Mark Wahlberg, WME and a community of women and men who share in this accomplishment. Anthony Rapp, for all the shoulders you stood on, now we stand on yours," she added.

Why Mark Wahlberg Got ‘All the Money in the World’ for Reshoots and Michelle Williams Didn’t

  Why Mark Wahlberg Got ‘All the Money in the World’ for Reshoots and Michelle Williams Didn’t It may look like obvious sexism, but it's complicated.Mark Wahlberg received $1.5 million to take part in reshoots for "All the Money in the World," while Michelle Williams got next to nothing. And while that strikes many as a clear-case of sexism, it just comes down to their contracts, TheWrap has learned.

Mark Wahlberg and Agency Donate Million to Time ' s Up After ' All the Money in the World ' Controversy . Michelle Williams Volunteered to Give Up Her Pay for ' All the Money in the World ' Reshoots.

Following Mark Wahlberg ' s donation of .5 million to the Time ' s Up legal defense fund, his co-star, Michelle Williams from All the Money in the World , released a statement Saturday thanking the 46-year-old for his generosity.

Also watch: Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5M to Time's Up (Provided by Wochit Entertainment)

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Ridley Scott reportedly furious over Mark Wahlberg/Michelle Williams pay discrepancy

  Ridley Scott reportedly furious over Mark Wahlberg/Michelle Williams pay discrepancy Ridley Scott was told that all the actors were doing reshoots for free.Director Ridley Scott reportedly didn't know that Mark Wahlberg was pocketing millions of dollars for the "All The Money in the World" reshoots. He feels angry and "hung out to dry" about being in the dark, especially considering the pay discrepancy between the film's two stars.

Mark Wahlberg has made the decision to donate .5 million to Time ’ s Up in Michelle Williams ’ name after all of the controversy over their pay gap. People shared that Mark decided to donate this money to the Time ’ s Up Defense Fund

Mark Wahlberg Donates .5 Million to Time ' s Up in Michelle Williams ' Name After Pay Gap Controversy . Dave Quinn and Julie Jordan. Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg in All the Money in the World .

Wahlberg shared on Saturday that he would be donating the money he negotiated to reshoot scenes after Christopher Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey, adding that he "100 percent supports the fight for fair pay." His agency, WME, also donated an additional $500,000 (C$622,975) to Time's Up Legal Defense Fund.

The actor and Williams' reshoot salaries sparked controversy after it was revealed that Williams received just $80 (C$99.68) a day for reshoots, while Wahlberg received $1.5 million. Williams had originally volunteered to give up her reshoot salary.

According to a source, Wahlberg was never asked to work for free, nor was he told that Williams had to either.

Related: Meryl Streep dedicates award to men, Time's Up movement at National Board of Review dinner (Provided by USA Today)

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson posing for a photo: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are in New York for Tuesday night's National Board of Review gala that celebrates excellence in filmmaking. Hanks is among the celebrities being honored. Meryl Streep dedicates award to men, Time's Up movement at National Board of Review dinner

Before the allegations against Spacey even surfaced, Wahlberg originally took a significant pay cut when he signed on for the film, which had not been greenlit prior to his commitment.

Additionally, the source stated that it wasn't that producers refused to pay; Williams volunteered to waive any fee and believes this shouldn't be an issue or question of a gender pay gap.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Is Getting Paid ‘Significantly Less’ Than ‘Black-ish’ Co-Star Anthony Anderson: Report .
A recent Time’s Up meeting revealed “Black-ish” actress Tracee Ellis Ross is being paid “significantly less” than her co-star Anthony Anderson, it is being reported. According to The Hollywood Reporter, who also revealed Mark Wahlberg was paid almost 10 times more than his “All the Money in the World” co-star Michelle Williams, Ross is considering cutting back on her appearances in the American sitcom if bosses don't make some changes.The site claims Ross "feels that if she isn't brought up to Anderson's level, she may opt to appear in fewer episodes to make up the disparity by guesting on another show.

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