“They just said, well f—k off then”: Sienna Miller Reveals She Was Trashed After Asking For Equal Pay, Felt Terrible and Embarrassed Afterwards

Sienna Miller is an American-British actress who began her career as a photography model. She landed her first movie in the 2004, Layer Cake and Alfie. Miller, who’s starred in various movies and 2 broadway shows recently mentioned a previous experience in a new interview with British Vogue. With her starring in Netflix’s new series Anatomy of a Scandal and a directorial feature Horizon, she opened up about her previous experiences with broadway and unequal pay in the sector. The model and actress mentioned how she was offered less than half of what the actor was going to earn a week for the play.

What did Sienna Miller say in the interview?

Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller at an award show

In her new interview with British Vogue, Sienna Miller mentioned how her perspective was shaken after an incident with a broadway executive. She was told by a producer to “f*ck off” when she asked for equal pay to her male co-star on a Broadway production. While Miller didn’t want to name the Broadway producer so as not to be rude, she’s only starred on Broadway in Cabaret (2014) and After Miss Julie (2009).

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Sienna Miller at her movie premier

“I said to the producer, who was extremely powerful, it’s not about money — it’s about fairness and respect, thinking they’d come back and say, ‘Of course, of course.’ But they didn’t,”

Miller said “They just said, ‘Well f*ck off then.’” Needless to say, she defined it as a pivotal moment in her life. She claims for it to be a “pivotal moment” in her career because at the time she “felt terrible about [her]self and embarrassed.”

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Other experiences with Unequal pay

Chadwick Boseman and Sienna Miller
Chadwick Boseman and Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller has been an advocate for equal pay for a while now. This might be stemming from her previous experiences with the same. Her problems with the broadway executive isn’t the only time she has had to go through the issue. When she landed a role in the 2019, 21 Bridges alongside the late Chadwick Boseman, she again noticed the substantial pay disparity.

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While in 2020, after his death, she revealed how the actor had reallocated part of his salary to her in order to ensure she was equally paid. “It is unfathomable to imagine another man in that town behaving that graciously or respectfully,” Miller told Esquire magazine. She clearly is thankful for the actor’s actions during the movie, of which he was also a producer of.

Source: Page Six

Adya Srivastava
Adya Srivastava

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