Nia Long: ‘I Have Watched A Lot Of Men Get Rich Off Of The Films That I’ve Done’

Nia Long

Nia Long is no stranger to Hollywood’s gender pay gap.

“I have watched a lot of men get rich off of the films that I’ve done and I was being paid peanuts,” the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Boyz n the Hood” actress told The Associated

Press at a recent event for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

When Long asked to be paid what she was worth prior to the recent Me Too and Time’s Up movements, many male producers and filmmakers shut her down, she said. (read more)

 

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