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 reviews emerged that co-star Michelle Williams had been paid lower than $1,000 (£728) for a similar reshoots, which have been referred to as after director Scott determined to interchange Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer within the wake of sexual misconduct allegations towards the Home Of Playing cards star.
Plummer and Williams have been nominated for Golden Globes for his or her performances.
Wahlberg stated: “Over the previous few days my re-shoot price for All of the Cash within the World has turn out to be an necessary subject of dialog.
“I 100% assist the struggle for truthful pay and I am donating the $1.5m to the Time’s Up Authorized Defence Fund in Michelle Williams’ identify.”
His donation was welcomed by different Hollywood figures on social media, with Mark Ruffalo hailing it as a “elegant and admirable transfer” and Eva Longoria tweeting: “Sure sure sure! Thanks @mark_wahlberg for not solely supporting @TIMESUPNW however supporting truthful pay for ladies!”
One other $500,000 (£364,000) will likely 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 stated in a press release.
Time’s Up was launched by tons of of main Hollywood girls on New Yr’s Day to handle “the systemic inequality and injustice within the office which have stored underrepresented teams from reaching their full potential”.
It additionally goals to generate a fund to supply authorized assist 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 final week.