Equal pay has been my biggest struggle: Hollywood star Gal Gadot

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18th April, 2021 08:42:54 printer

Equal pay has been my biggest struggle: Hollywood star Gal Gadot


Even 'Wonder Woman' has to fight for equal pay. Hollywood star Gal Gadot says her biggest struggle as a woman has been against pay disparity between her and her male co-stars.

Gadot, who rose to fame with the 2017 superhero blockbuster "Wonder Woman", is not new to the conversation around pay disparity.

After the film's box office success, there were stories that the actor was paid less than what her male counterparts earned in similar roles.

It reignited the debate around the gender pay gap, something that several female Hollywood actors-- from Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek to Emma Watson-- have spoken about.

During a virtual global press conference for her latest National Geographic series "Impact With Gal Gadot", the actor was asked about her biggest struggle as a woman.

The 35-year-old actor, now an influential Hollywood star, has come on board for National Geographic's "Impact With Gal Gadot" as an executive producer.

The series will chronicle stories of six women- from a 19-year-old college student in Puerto Rico, a ballet dancer in Brazil, a trauma therapist from California to a formally homeless transwoman in Tennessee, fighting against odds and helping the community grow.