It shouldn’t be that hard to pay women the same amount as men for equal work, but Hollywood – and, you know, every other industry – continues to struggle with itMashable first noted the lack of pay gap on Game of Thrones in 2017, and Emilia Clarke confirmed at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival that this has always been the show’s standard.
“On Game of Thrones, I have always been paid the same amount as my male costars,” Clarke told Glamour. “It was my first job, and I was not discriminated against because I was a woman, in my paycheck.”
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