On Thursday, The Associated Press shared an interview on Twitter of “The Commuter” star discussing equal pay.
During the 40-second uncensored clip, the 65-year-old actor says that the disparity between what women and men are paid “is fucking disgraceful.” Neeson then asserts that males have to step up and assist repair the issue.
“We began it,” he says. “So we have now to be a part of the answer.”
Yet, when requested by his feminine interviewer if he would take a pay minimize in order that an actress could possibly be paid extra, Neeson’s speedy response is a powerful no.
To be extra particular, his response is, “Pay minimize? No, no, no, no, no. That’s going too far.”
Apparently, a pay minimize within the identify of closing the wage hole isn’t going “too far” for some actors in Hollywood. In July, Emma Stone said in an interview with Billie Jean King in Out journal that a few of her male co-stars prior to now have taken cuts so she may have “parity with them.”
“And that’s one thing they do for me as a result of they really feel it’s what’s proper and truthful,” she mentioned. “If my male co-star, who has a better quote than me however believes we’re equal, takes a pay minimize in order that I can match him, that modifications my quote sooner or later and modifications my life.”
Now we solely have one query left for you, Liam …