Touching on the Time's Up movement, Sienna Miller said she recently received the biggest paycheck she's had since she started acting.
Issues in Hollywood range largely between race and gender, and it seems the latter could be about to challenged with discrimination laws. There’s no denying that the American film industry seems to be heavily populated by a specific gender and ethnicity of person, resulting in an outcry when, as per the Oscars 2016, it was dominated by white nominees and had virtually no other skin colour or ethnicity represented. According to Deadline, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has concluded that Hollywood is guilty in discrimination against female directors, and plan to take action.
Emma Watson has hit back at critics of her continuing efforts to campaign for gender equality, telling People magazine that insults like “feminazi” won’t stop her “trying to do the right thing”. “We are not supposed to talk about money, because people will think you’re ‘difficult’ or a ‘diva’,” Watson said in an interview with People magazine. Watson, who founded equality organisation HeForShe to help get men thinking about these issues, added: "Whether you are a woman on a tea plantation in Kenya, or a stockbroker on Wall Street, or a Hollywood actress, no one is being paid equally.