Kirsten Dunst says she ‘didn’t even assume to ask’ about Hollywood’s gender pay hole

Kirsten Dunst says she ‘didn’t even assume to ask’ about Hollywood’s gender pay hole

Kirsten Dunst has commented on Hollywood’s gender pay hole, saying she “didn’t even assume to ask” concerning the distinction between her charge and that of the male lead actor in the identical movie.

Talking to the BBC, Dunst stated: “I undoubtedly grew up in a time of main pay disparity between the lead actor and myself.” Dunst was forged reverse Tobey Maguire within the Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man aged 17.

She added: “Though I had been in Deliver It On and he hadn’t … I had extra success in my field workplace than he did. I used to be 17, I used to be nonetheless studying, at that age I’m nonetheless studying my style in movie, I didn’t even assume to ask. I didn’t even know there was a spot to problem it. That’s how it’s at 17.”

Dunst beforehand commented on the identical subject, telling the Unbiased in 2021: “The pay disparity between me and Spider-Man was very excessive. I didn’t even give it some thought. I used to be identical to, ‘Oh yeah, Tobey [Maguire] is enjoying Spider-Man.’ However you understand who was on the quilt of the second Spider-Man poster? … Spider-Man and ME.”

At the moment selling her position within the controversial motion movie Civil Conflict, by which she performs a warfare photographer in a dystopian US, stated she sees herself as one thing of a task mannequin: “I’m not in [movies] to have enjoyable. I’m in it to provide myself in essentially the most sincere, functioning approach for my position. Hopefully the way in which I carved my path will assist different actresses.”

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