“I’m just tired of working so hard, being gracious at what I do, getting paid a fraction of the cost. I’m tired of hearing my sisters say the same thing over and over. You get tired,” Taraji P. Henson tearfully revealed.
Taraji also broke down the numbers, including taxes, taking half of what you earn, and having to pay your team.
Keke Palmer endorsed Taraji’s maths on their salary, including taxes taking half of what you earn and having to pay your team. The Akeelah And The Bee star also pointed out that working in Hollywood is not so different from other careers in that way.
“The entertainment industry is just like any other industry. We run businesses to keep our brands afloat, us being the brand/business. And it’s that team of company members that decreases any assumed large lump sum. This includes monthly expenses just like everyone else,” she wrote on Instagram under a screenshot of Taraji’s interview.
Viola Davis also came in with a reshare on Instagram with the caption: