The gender pay hole in Hollywood has been a scorching subject of dialogue during the last few months and it presentations no signal of abating.
It has simply been printed that The Crown actress, Claire Foy, was paid less than her co-star, Matt Smith, for her function within the Netflix display.
According to Variety, the manufacturers of the royal drama showed that Claire earned less than Matt for the primary two seasons of the display.
Claire, who performed Queen Elizabeth II, was it appears paid less than Matt, who starred as her husband Prince Phillip, as a result of he was extra well-known because of his function as Doctor Who.
While it hasn’t been showed how a lot Matt Smith was paid, Variety printed that Claire Foy made $40,000 an episode.
Fans have been surprised via the revelation, taking to Twitter of their droves to talk about the gender pay hole.
Producer Susan Mackie showed that this disparity in pay can be fastened, including: “Going forward, no one gets paid more than the Queen.”
Olivia Coleman will take on the function of the Queen in Season three of the display and we are happy to listen to that she’ll be rewarded for her efforts.