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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 20:16

Rich Natalie Portman Whines About Getting Paid Less Than Male Co-Star

Written by  Paul Bois

Getting paid $1 million dollars to act sounds like a pretty good gig, and if you do it well, moving audiences in the process, more power to you. Just don't cry victim if your male co-star happened to take home $3 million more than you, especially when it has less to do with his genitalia than with his popularity.

Even though actress Natalie Portman, with an estimated net worth of $45 million, could just as easily be working a cubicle at Initech, wasting 2 hours a day commuting in traffic, she still feels the need to complain about getting paid less than former co-star Ashton Kutcher when they acted in the 2011 film No Strings Attached.

In an interview with Marie Claire U.K., Portman said she knew about the alleged "pay gap" between her and Kutcher at the time, but she went along with it anyway. She claims it didn't affect her, even though she's complaining about it now.

"I knew and I went along with it because there’s this thing with ‘quotes’ in Hollywood,"Portman told the magazine. "His [quote] was three times higher than mine so they said he should get three times more."

"I wasn’t as pissed as I should have been.

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