Study: Hollywood execs have own 'war on women,' choking off major roles, salary from women

washingtonexaminer.com Published: February 19, 2014
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Hollywood executives, many of whom supported President Obama's claim that the GOP is engaged in a “war on women,” reports the Washington Examiner, are overseeing an entertainment industry that shuts women out of key roles, director and producer positions and even big, male-sized, paychecks, according to a new and massive survey of women in media.



In their third annual Status of Women in the U.S. Media, 2014, the Women's Media Center revealed that women represented just 28.8 percent of speaking characters in the top grossing films of 2012, had just 16 percent of the top executive movie jobs in 2013, and of the 16 biggest paychecks for actors per film, not one went to a female actress.

The top earning actress, Angelina Jolie, earned $33 million, roughly the same amount as the two lowest-ranked men on that list.

H/T: Drudge Report

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