Paul Newman gave a number of his salary as he and Susan Sarandon worked on a film together, the actress shared this week.
Paul Newman once gave some of his salary if he and Susan Sarandon worked on a film together, the actress revealed this week.
Sarandon talked about the late actor’s gesture on Thursday with BBC Radio 5 live.
“Emma Stone time, came forward and said they received equal pay, because her husband star insisted on it, and gave it something of them,” Sarandon explained. “That happened to me with Paul Newman at a given moment, when I do a film with him ages ago.”
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Sarandon and Newman both appeared in 1998, the movie “Twilight.”
In the interview, she also referred to a “favored nations” deal, which the BBC explains, means that actors and co-stars received identical working conditions are of each other.
“They said that the ‘preferred nations,” but they are only meant to the two boys,” Sarandon claimed. “He stepped forward and said: ‘Well, I give you a part of me.'”
Sarandon, now 71, described Newman as “a gem.”