Olivia Colman Slams Gender Pay Gap: "I'd Earn a Lot More if I Were a Man"

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Actress Olivia Colman criticizes the gender pay gap, asserting she'd earn significantly more as a man, in an interview.

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Colman, known for her Oscar-winning role in "The Favourite," emphasizes the unjustifiable pay disparity between genders in the film industry.

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During the interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Colman passionately addresses the issue of unequal pay based on gender.

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She highlights the outdated notion that male actors draw larger audiences, perpetuating the discrepancy in pay between men and women.

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Despite her accolades, including an Oscar win, Colman acknowledges she's paid less than male counterparts, citing a 12,000% difference in one instance.

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Colman and director Thea Sharrock discuss their new film "Wicked Little Letters," centered on a historical poison pen letter scandal.

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The conversation also touches on Colman's penchant for swearing on set and her favorite curse word, referencing Chaucer's usage.

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Through her outspokenness, Colman sheds light on the ongoing struggle for gender equality in the entertainment industry.

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