Brie Larson was an honoree for the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film in 2018, Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday in Los Angeles, California.
Beverly Hills, California. – Brie Larson has spoken about many problems in Hollywood, and now the superstar actress has opened up about pay equality. She said that she was passionate about making sure men and women in the entertainment have equal footing at the table.
The “Room” actress spoke with Fox News in 2018, the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday and drove home the point that it is for women to compete with their male colleagues for equal pay, everyone needs to do their part in speaking.
“Well, I think that in every industry, we are all responsible for one another because we are all human beings,” Larson told reporters on the red carpet. “So, it’s going to require all of us working together on all these problems that we have with this giant dialogue to achieve true equality.”
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Larson’s comments come five months after the “Grey’s Anatomy” actress Ellen Pompeo revealed to The Hollywood Reporter how she negotiated her $20 million dollar salary is still tv’s highest-paid actress on a primetime drama in the process.
The 28-year-old star was an honoree for the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film at a ceremony honoring ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, “Love, Simon” actress Alexandra Shipp, and others. Pompeo presented at the awards ceremony.
“I’m especially excited to be in the room with all these incredible women, because this is where the connections happen,” Larson dished. “This is where we congratulate each other and see each other. And, hopefully, lucrative ventures.”
The Academy Award winner is the newest member of the Marvel Universe family and is slated to star as Carol Danvers in the superhero film “Captain Marvel” debuts in 2019.