The popular Netflix series House of Cards stars a man and woman who are equals in their relationship, yet the actors were not receiving as much equality in their pay.
Actress Robin Wright saw the issue in this and demanded that the pay gap be closed and that she receive the same amount of pay as her on-screen husband and co-star, Kevin Spacey.
The gender pay gap has been a hot topic as of late, with stars such as Jennifer Lawrence and Patricia Arquette making very public demands for equal pay with women. California has now implemented the Fair Pay Act in an attempt to solve these disputes.
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