Robin Wright Reveals She Was Not Paid The Same As Her Male Co Star For House Of Cards


Robin Wright Reveals She Was Not Paid The Same As Her Male Co Star For House Of Cards
  1. Robin Wright Reveals She Was Not Paid The Same As Her Male Co Star For House Of Cards
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    The ongoing row about equal pay in Hollywood has erupted again - this time from the female lead of the incredibly successful Netflix show, House of Cards: Robin Wright. The acclaimed actress - who plays vindictive First Lady Claire Underwood - has revealed she has recently discovered she is not on the same pay as her male co-star, Kevin Spacey.Robin Wright plays Claire Underwood in House of CardsSpeaking to NET-A-PORTER’s weekly digital magazine, The EDIT, mother-of-two Robin explained she …
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The ongoing row about equal pay in Hollywood has erupted again - this time from the female lead of the incredibly successful Netflix show, House of Cards: Robin Wright. The acclaimed actress - who plays vindictive First Lady Claire Underwood - has revealed she has recently discovered she is not on the same pay as her male co-star, Kevin Spacey.

Robin Wright plays Claire Underwood in House of Cards

Speaking to NET-A-PORTER’s weekly digital magazine, The EDIT, mother-of-two Robin explained she had previously been told both her and Spacey were receiving the same amount of money.

The 51-year-old actress said: "I was told that I was getting equal pay and I believed them, and I found out recently that it’s not true... so that’s something to investigate."

Robin has been an outspoken critic of the gender pay gap in Hollywood along with a number of other leading actresses.

MORE: Robin Wright's House Of Cards Character Too Sharp And Sexy For Cleavage

According to reported estimates, Kevin Spacey made $500,000 per episode ahead of the show’s season 3 debut in 2014.

In comparison Robin made 5.5 million from the show between 2014 to 2015, averaging out at $420,000 per episode.

Speaking out about the reason she believed the two characters were equal in the show, Robin described them as "partners".

She said: "Claire and Francis are e…

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