You think I’m Meryl Streep, pay me what I’m worth: Viola Davis

Davis said her compensation has not been comparable to her white contemporaries. “As an artiste, I want to build the most complicated human being but what I get is the third girl from the left,” added the star of “How to Get Away With Murder” — which is aired in India on Star World and Star World HD. “I have a career that’s probably comparable to Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver,” Davis said. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App Related News
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Davis also said she was disappointed with the roles available to her. They had the same path as me, and yet I am nowhere near them. “People say, ‘You’re a black Meryl Streep … We love you. Viola Davis won an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 2016 film Fences. She also won a BAFTA for the same. 2018-02-16T09:40:58+00:00″>
Published: February 16, 2018 9:40 am

Viola Davis expressed that when it comes to job opportunities and pay, her career is nowhere close to Meryl Streep. At a session here, the award-winning actress opened up about feeling underpaid and overlooked throughout her 30-year career, reports