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Celebrities React to Michelle Williams' Pay Disparity with Mark Wahlberg

Celebrities React to Michelle Williams' Pay Disparity with Mark Wahlberg

But in actuality, Wahlberg, who plays Getty's advisor Fletcher Case, and his team negotiated a $1.5-million United States fee, while Williams, who plays the kidnapped grandson's mother, received less than $1,000, according to USA Today, which sources three people not authorized to speak publicly about it. Williams has yet to address the disparity and was unaware her co-star was being paid significantly more. The actor's team allegedly negotiated a $1.5 million payday. This is in conflict with what director Ridley Scott knew the understanding to be when he spoke to USA Today earlier.

Director Ridley Scott called for reshoots after production wrapped, replacing Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer when Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct by multiple men. The original film was completed in October and the amendments required about 10 days of work, but it still made its Christmas 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. Williams, Plummer, and Scott were all nominated for Golden Globes.

All the Money in the World follows the 1973 kidnapping John Paul Getty III, grandson of billionaire and oil tycoon John Paul Getty (Plummer).

Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams attend the premiere of Sony Pictures Entertainment's "All The Money In The World" at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on December 18, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Chastain also took to Twitter, writing: "I heard for the reshoot she got $80 a day compared to his MILLIONS".

"Everyone did it for nothing", he told the same publication in December.

It's unclear whether Williams, who is represented by the same talent agency as Wahlberg but has a different agent, would have made the same decision had she known that her male co-star was pulling in $1.5 million for the reshoot. Matilda is the All the Money in the World star's only child with the late actor, Heath Ledger. "And they could have my salary; they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted", she told USA Today. Christopher had to get paid.

The news comes after Hollywood stars wore black to the Golden Globes on Sunday to take a stand against sexual harassment and for gender equality as a part of the "Time's Up" initiative, of which Williams is a founding member.

Yesterday evening, USA Today broke a story about exactly what that fraction is-1/1,500th-and now people are pissed.