Claire Foy Finally Got the *Huge* Payday She Deserves

The Queen finally gets a salary fit for royalty

Disclaimer: major Hollywood stars and women in entertainment already make an exorbitant amount of money. We know this. We’re jealous of this. But like every other industry—handsomely compensated or not—women in film are still paid much less than their male counterparts. According to Statistics Canada, the stats up north are pretty dismal too: women earn less than men in every single field. In fact, a report published in June 2017 indicates that women earn $0.87 for every dollar earned by men, while in the U.S., a similar 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has the discrepancy at around $0.82 to the dollar.

While the disparity is around $0.80 to the dollar in Hollywood, women have been reported to make as little as $0.30 to the dollar on average compared to their male counterparts on some projects. What the literal f, yes?

Here, we keep tabs on the biggest celebrity wage gaps where women are paid shockingly less than their male colleagues in comparable positions—and the times our favourite ladies have spoken out about it.

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Jessica Chastain on Gender Inequality: Stop Talking About It & Do Something