Hollywood Stars Donate $15 Million to Striking Colleagues
Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney, Meryl Streep and many others decided to lend a hand to other actors involved in the strike against film studios.
Actors strike hollywood vs. studios continues to cripple the film industry. The action, which also received the support of various stars of the big screen, who decided donate millions of dollars for colleagues in distress.
Names of those who donated at least $1 million each so much: George ClooneyMatt Damon Leonardo DiCaprioHugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, Ryan Reynolds and wife Blake Lively, Julia RobertsArnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne Johnson, Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey. Money has been collected Sag-Aftra Foundation, a fund associated with a union acronym that represents film, television and even radio actors. To date, the Solidarity Fund has collected approx. $15 million.
“By supporting some of the highest paid Hollywood stars, the Foundation will be able to offer help and hope to the thousands of minimum-paid actors who are already paying. huge economic hardship“, she wrote in her statement. Sag Aftra. The speakers for this max collection included George Clooney and Meryl Streep, among others: “I am proud to be able to help my fellow actors in trouble. The human cost of a strike is very high, but if we work together, we can alleviate their suffering“, – said the American actor. A message very similar to what was launched by Meryl Streep: “Today I am lucky that I can help those who fight Goliath. Together we are stronger these powerful corporations.”
August 03, 2023