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The actresses speaking out over being labelled ‘difficult’

The actresses speaking out over being labelled ‘difficult’

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Getty ImagesActress Katherine Heigl has discussed being labelled "difficult" in the entertainment industry and the harmful impact it had on her mental health.The Grey's Anatomy star drew criticism when she described 2007's Knocked Up - her breakout film - as "sexist".She told the Washington Post that her "shunning" from Hollywood left her feeling she would "rather be dead".But she added she's since "grown into accepting that ambition is not a dirty word" and stands by her opinions."I may have said a couple of things you didn't like, but then that escalated to 'she's ungrateful,' then that escalated to 'she's difficult' and that escalated to 'she's unprofessional'... What is your definition of difficult? "Somebody with an opinion that you don't like? Now I'm 42, that... [annoys] me," she sa...
Actresses walk out of ceremony as Polanski wins three awards

Actresses walk out of ceremony as Polanski wins three awards

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Several actresses have walked out of the Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris after Roman Polanski, who is facing a historical sex assault claim against him, won best director.Polanski, 86, whose film An Officer And A Spy also picked up two other awards, was not at the event on Friday evening, saying earlier that he feared for his and his family's safety. In a statement this week, the French-Polish director said the ceremony was turning into a "public lynching".Among the actresses who left the venue in protest was Adele Haenel, who last year revealed she had been sexually abused as a child by another director. Image: Adele Haenel was among the actresses who left the event The Portrait of A Lady On Fire star told the New York Times before th...
Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes highest-paid actresses list

Scarlett Johansson tops Forbes highest-paid actresses list

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Scarlett Johansson has topped Forbes' list of best-paid actresses for a second year - but is only the eighth highest paid actor overall.The 34-year-old's income of $ 56m (£45.7m) lands her below seventh-placed male actor Adam Sandler.She earned $ 15.5m (£12.6m) more than she did in 2018, thanks largely to the success of Avengers: Endgame.Modern family actor Sofia Vergara is the only other woman to break into the overall top 10.Earlier this week, Dwayne Johnson was announced as the highest-paid actor of the last 12 months, making $ 89.4m (£73.6m) according to the latest annual rankings from the financial experts.Notably all of the top 10 actresses earned above $ 20m (£16.3) this year, compared with last year when only the top two ...