Octavia Spencer told Jessica Chastain about women of color’s salaries, and here’s what she did

Jessica Chastain is here to prove to you that Time’s Up is more than just a pin and a website. When her Academy Award-winning costar Octavia Spencer wanted to discuss the gender compensation breach in Hollywood and how sternly it affects women of complexion, Chastain was sickened and stimulant to action.

“She said, ‘You and I are gonna be tied together, ‘” Spencer said at a Sundance Panel. “‘We’re gonna be favored nations, and we’re gonna determine the same event, “youre willing to” attain that amount.’ Fast-forward to last week, we’re constitute five times what we asked for.”

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Chastain and Spencer teamed up for a comedy film over a year ago, and Chastain became bribe equity national priorities for both of them.

“I said,’ But here’s the thing, women of pigment on that spectrum, we fix far less than lily-white maidens. So, if we’re gonna have that conference about salary equity, we gotta wreak the women of emblazon to the table, ’” Spencer recalled. “And I told her my floor, and we talked digits, and she was quiet, and she said she had no sentiment that that’s what it was like for women of color.”

Chastain made the storey to heart. Pay equality and equity are top priorities for Time’s Up, so she set out to fix the disparity.

“I love that girl, because she’s accompanying the walking and she’s actually talking the talk, ” an feeling Spencer said at Sundance. “She said,’ Octavia, we’re gonna get you paid on this film.'”

h/ t The Hollywood Reporter

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