Mark Wahlberg Donates $1.5 Million Film Fee After Outcry

From TIME - January 13, 2018

(NEW YORK)Following an outcry over a significant disparity in pay between co-stars, Mark Wahlberg agreed Saturday to donate the $1.5 million he earned for reshoots for All the Money in the World to the sexual misconduct defense initiative Times Up.

Wahlberg said hell donate the money in the name of his co-star, Michelle Williams, who reportedly made less than $1,000 on the reshoots.

I 100% support the fight for fair pay, Wahlberg said in a statement.

The announcement Saturday came after directors and stars, including Jessica Chastain and Judd Apatow, shared their shock at reports of the huge pay disparity for the Ridley Scott film. The 10 days of reshoots were necessary after Kevin Spacey was replaced by Christopher Plummer when accusations of sexual misconduct surfaced against Spacey. USA Today reported Williams was paid less than $1,000 for the 10 days.


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