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Celebrity wage gaps where women are paid shockingly less than men

Women reportedly make as little as $0.30 to the dollar compared to their male counterparts

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Disclaimer: major Hollywood stars and women in entertainment already make an exorbitant amount of money. But like every other industry—handsomely compensated or not—even women in film or beyond 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.

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

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