Sienna Miller revealed the sexist response an “extraordinarily highly effective” Broadway producer as soon as gave her when she demanded equal pay.
The British actor told British Vogue in an interview revealed Wednesday that the producer, whom she didn’t title, instructed her to “fuck off.”
Miller stated she was paid “lower than half” of what her male co-star earned for a play she declined to call. She has starred on Broadway twice, in 2009’s “After Miss Julie” and 2014’s “Cabaret,” according to IndieWire.
“I stated to the producer, who was extraordinarily highly effective, it’s not about cash — it’s about equity and respect, pondering they’d come again and say, ‘In fact, after all,’” Miller instructed British Vogue. “They simply stated, ‘Effectively, fuck off then.’”
Miller stated she didn’t “wish to be imply” by naming names, however that the abrupt dialog was a “pivotal second.” She stated she initially felt “embarrassed” however later realized she had “each proper to be equally sponsored for the work that I might have performed.”
The actor received her begin in 2004 with supporting roles in “Alfie” and “Layer Cake.” She is now following up her latest Netflix success in “Anatomy of a Scandal” with Apple TV+’s local weather change drama “Extrapolations.”
Miller instructed British Vogue that executives nowadays are “shitting their pants” when a feminine actor says she isn’t snug, however that she envies youthful actors who “have the phrase ‘no’ of their language in a method that I didn’t” in the course of the 2000s and 2010s.
She stated her co-star Chadwick Boseman, however, broke the Hollywood mould in a giant method when he reallocated a part of his “21 Bridges” wage to Miller earlier than he died of colon most cancers in 2020.
“It’s unfathomable to think about one other man in that city behaving that graciously or respectfully,” Miller instructed British Vogue. “It was about essentially the most astounding factor that I’ve skilled. That sort of factor simply doesn’t occur. He stated, ‘You’re getting paid what you deserve, and what you’re price.’”