Published On: Sun, Jan 14th, 2018

Wahlberg donates reshoots pay to Time's Up

Mark Wahlberg will donate the $1.5m (£1m) he made for reshoots of Ridley Scott’s All The Cash In The World to the anti-sexual harassment marketing campaign Time’s Up.

The actor determined to donate his pay after stories emerged that co-star Michelle Williams had been paid lower than $1,000 (£728) for a similar reshoots, which had been referred to as after director Scott decided to replace Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer within the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the House Of Cards star.

Plummer and Williams had been nominated for Golden Globes for his or her performances.

Michelle Williams
Williams was reportedly paid lower than $1,000 for 10 days of reshoots

Wahlberg mentioned: “Over the previous few days my re-shoot charge for All of the Cash within the World has change into an vital matter of dialog.

“I 100% help the struggle for truthful pay and I am donating the $1.5m to the Time’s Up Authorized Defence Fund in Michelle Williams’ title.”

His donation was welcomed by different Hollywood figures on social media, with Mark Ruffalo hailing it as a “stylish and admirable transfer” and Eva Longoria tweeting: “Sure sure sure! Thanks @mark_wahlberg for not solely supporting @TIMESUPNW however supporting truthful pay for ladies!”

The reshoots had been essential after Christopher Plummer (left) changed Kevin Spacey

One other $500,000 (£364,000) shall be donated to Time’s Up by expertise company William Morris Endeavor, which represents Williams and Wahlberg.

“We’re dedicated to being a part of the answer,” it mentioned in an announcement.

Time’s Up was launched by hundreds of leading Hollywood women on New Year’s Day to deal with “the systemic inequality and injustice within the office which have saved underrepresented teams from reaching their full potential”.

It additionally goals to generate a fund to supply authorized help to individuals who have skilled sexual harassment within the office.

It adopted the #MeToo motion, which inspired victims to talk out within the wake of the Weinstein scandal – and took the 75th annual Golden Globes awards ceremony by storm last week.

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