Home » Money

Salma Hayek Calls For Reparations For Actresses Who Have Been Underpaid

15 May, 2018, 22:45 | Author: Kristi Dunn
  • Sofia Boutella Salma Hayek Patty Jenkins Claudia Cardinale and other filmaker walk on the red carpet in protest of the lack of female filmmakers honored throughout the history of the festival at the screening of 'Girls Of The Sun (Les Filles Du So

Hayek also claimed that if there hadn't been as many allegations made against Weinstein, people would have accepted his denial of her accusations.

Hayek said that although achieving equality would take time, movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have created a serious long-lasting avenue for change.

"It is not just the producers" who have to change if the huge pay gap is to be closed. "It is actors too".

The interview took place the day after Hayek walked the Cannes red carpet with the likes of Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay, and actresses Kristen Stewart, Jane Fonda, Cate Blanchett, and Marion Cotillard, as part of a group of 82 women protesting gender inequality.

She further explained, "If actors ask such inflated fees it will leave nothing for actresses". She is developing five movies, and they are all about women, she said. That's one idea. I'm going to be hated for it. "I hope I can get another job".

For her part, Hayek celebrated the fact that it is becoming hard to hire known female writers and directors because so many of them are getting snapped up by studios. Some male actors make such high salaries that movie producers would not be able to afford paying women the same amount, she said. "The predators are hiding and terrified".

New Oklahoma law will allow adoption agencies to deny LGBT couples
Stevenson is the executive director of Freedom Oklahoma, one of the advocacy groups on the frontlines of opposing State Bill 1140. David Konderla, Bishop of Tulsa. "We'll see you in court", he said in a statement.

"It's an adjustment, we need to all start adjusting and work together", Hayek said.

"Time's up", the Mexican actress said. "Luckily there are so many of us, otherwise we would have been disbelieved". But she feels, "It's a very exciting time for men now".

She added she found the protest - in which more than 80 women stood on the red carpet - visually arresting: "I was really moved to see physically - which is the best way to do it, because cinema is about visual images - and I think that we talk a lot, but this image, yeah, it looked like we were a lot".

"A lot of handsome peaceful men have been the victims of the bullying of men who think that the identity of a man has to do with violence", the actress added.

The prestigious Cannes festival has come under criticism for failing to showcase more films by women directors.

Recommended:

  • USA  sanctions 'possible' on European companies doing business with Iran

    USA sanctions 'possible' on European companies doing business with Iran

    However, President Trump has explicitly noted that U.S. hopes to reach a "fair" deal with Iran through new rounds of talks. "It's clear that there should also be economic incentives - that will not be easy after the US decision", Maas said.
    Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score at TPC Sawgrass

    Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score at TPC Sawgrass

    McIlroy's 74 on Friday means he only lasted two days at the tournament. "It looked like they were making birdies left and right". He finished at 8 over after an up-and-down second round that included six birdies, five bogeys and a double.
    Back On? The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Caught Kissing in Cannes

    Back On? The Weeknd & Bella Hadid Caught Kissing in Cannes

    The exes have been subject to reconciliation rumors since late previous year after his split from Selena Gomez . Bella and The Weeknd parted ways in November 2016.
  • Oil rallies to fresh 3-year high

    Oil rallies to fresh 3-year high

    Tennessee gas prices rose 3 cents during the past week to $2.62 per gallon, the highest daily price since November 2014. Futures for September delivery on the Shanghai International Energy Exchange fell 1.2 percent to 465.5 yuan a barrel.
    Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

    Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

    Castellanos was hit by a pitch in the first inning of the second game of Saturday's doubleheader , and he left soon after that. Robinson Cano was forced to leave the Mariners game Sunday against the Tigers with a fractured bone in his right hand.
    What next for the Premier League's top six?

    What next for the Premier League's top six?

    City's 100-point haul comes after they set a new Premier League points record by beating Brighton in midweek, taking them past the total set by Chelsea in 2004-05.
  • North, South Korea to hold high-level talks on May 16

    North, South Korea to hold high-level talks on May 16

    Those talks are part of a global diplomatic push to resolve the issue of Pyongyang's nuclear program. Talks between Kim and US President Donald Trump are expected to take place in Singapore on June 12.
    Buildings dismantled at North Korean nuclear test site

    Buildings dismantled at North Korean nuclear test site

    Located in mountainous terrain in the northeast of the country, Punggye-ri is less than 100 miles (160 kilometers) from China. The shutdown process will unfold under the presences of journalists, including those from the US and South Korea.
    Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland

    Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland

    The Crimean Bridge, at 19 kilometres (nearly 12 miles) will be Europe's longest, overtaking Lisbon's Vasco da Gama Bridge. The bridge will make the peninsula easier to reach from southern Russian Federation .
  • Heads should roll after Surabaya attacks, Jokowi told

    Heads should roll after Surabaya attacks, Jokowi told

    Twenty five people died in the two days of attacks including a total of 13 militants and their children. Elsewhere family and friends mourned the deaths of the 12 people killed in the church blasts.
    AFGHANISTAN: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, 12 dead

    AFGHANISTAN: Government building attacked in Jalalabad, 12 dead

    Taliban militants and fighters of Islamic State outfit have presence in the province, some 120 km east of Afghan capital of Kabul. At least four people had been killed and 20 wounded, a spokesman for the Nangarhar provincial governor told the media.
    Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequence' if nuclear work resumes

    Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequence' if nuclear work resumes

    The decision overturned years of painstaking diplomacy and left European allies scrambling to save the hard-fought deal. Accepting negotiations on its missiles and regional influence would mean Iran has to make endless concessions, he said.


Popular

Soros basis to give up Hungary after conflict with authorities
In 2010, Soros gave almost one million euros to help Hungarians affected by the catastrophic "red sludge" industrial disaster. The Foundations are taking appropriate steps regarding the safety and well-being of those affected by the office relocation.

German FA angry with Mesut Ozil & IIkay Gundogan
Both players are preparing for next month's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation , in which Germany is among the favorites. Erdogan´s visit comes just weeks before Turkey holds early parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24.

Why Gap Is Apologizing to Customers This Time
In a tweet, People's Daily showed the offending T-shirt alongside what it considers to be the correct map. It is available online on the Gap Factory U.S. website, as part of the "City T-shirt in Jersey" range.

White House refuses comment about Sadler's McCain remark
Congressman Adam Kinzinger, a Republican and former US Air Force pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, blasted Sadler . Sanders also confirmed that Sadler remained in her job.

Fox renews 'Lethal Weapon,' replaces star with Seann William Scott
The network has picked up the police action drama series for a third season without Clayne Crawford , who played Martin Riggs. Previously, there were two known instances of bad behavior on set, prompting him to release a public apology on Twitter.

Mariners' Robinson Cano Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch
Cano has been solid for Seattle this year, batting.289 with four home runs, 23 RBI and 24 runs scored. He was attended to by a trainer and left the game, replaced in the lineup by Andrew Romine .

Theresa May told ministers to get 'hands on' over customs dispute
One cabinet minister told the Guardian: "The prime minister wants to find a way through this that keeps the party together". Under this proposal, Britain would collect tariffs on goods entering the country on the EU's behalf.

What Is Marvel Planning After 'Avengers 4'?
This new explanation for The Hulk definitely adds insight into the character arc for the Strongest Avenger and Bruce Banner. Or it may be a hint of a happy ending *after* some kind of solution in " Avengers 4 ".

Oops: Gwyneth Paltrow just let slip a massive spoilers for Avengers 4
Taking to Reddit, 10_zing posed the idea that Tony Stark's Iron Man could even take the role of Uncle Ben for Peter Parker. Avengers: Infinity War hit the theatres, won us over and made us want to fast forward to May 2019 to see the next film.

World Health Organization to send Ebola vaccines to DRC as virus spreads
Salama said confusion surrounding possible links between the two outbreaks may be stem from nonspecific symptoms of the disease. WHO said it was working with Kongo officials to scale operations in the region and to mobilize public health partners there.