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  • Mark Wahlberg and Agency Give $2M to Time's Up Fund After Pay Discrepancy Outcry (Michelle Williams)

    01/13/2018 1:39:15 PM PST · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | January 13, 2018 | Kim Masters, Gregg Kilday
    Wahlberg and WME are making the donation in the name of Michelle Williams, the co-star paid 1 percent of what Wahlberg was on 'All the Money in the World' reshoots. Bowing to an outcry over the wage disparity on the reshoots of All the Money in the World, Mark Wahlberg and his agency William Morris Endeavor have agreed to donate $2 million to the Time's Up fund to combat harassment and pay inequities in Hollywood. "Over the last few days my reshoot fee for All the Money in the World has become an important topic of conversation," Wahlberg said in...
  • William Morris Agency shuts down site critical of anti-war celebs

    05/01/2003 8:25:53 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 14 replies · 194+ views
    "William Morris Agency brings down web site critical of anti-war celebs" The web site Boycott-Hollywood.us was shut down today due to legal measures brought by attorneys on behalf of the William Morris Agency, which represents various Hollywood celebrities. The web site was known for exercising its free speech rights by criticizing actors for their anti-Bush, anti-war activism. Apparently, free speech is a one way street in Hollywood. Just before being brought down, the website’s home page stated, "Apparently, our domain registrar (namesdirect.com - subsidiary of Dotster.com) has caved to the pressures of the William Morris Agency giant. On April 29,...
  • WME Dumps Mel Gibson As Agency Client Because "He Used The N-Word"

    07/09/2010 5:37:19 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 49 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | July 9, 2010 | Nikki Finke
    And last Friday, WME board member Ari Emanuel "woke up at 3 AM and emailed his partner Patrick Whitesell that 'we can't represent a guy who said the N-word'." So the agency dumped Mel Gibson on July 2nd, and the next day, on July 3rd, his agent Limato died.
  • Major advertiser pulling ads from LA Times

    10/15/2003 8:06:38 AM PDT · by ZGuy · 20 replies · 208+ views
    Hugh Hewitt ^ | 10/14/03
    The Los Angeles Times has acknowledged that over one thousand subscribers have cancelled their subscriptions to the newspaper since they ran a series of "hit pieces" on Arnold Schwarzenegger during the last days of the recall election. The damage to the newspaper may not end there though. Jeff Morris, owner of Wm. L. Morris Chevrolet in Simi Valley, California spoke on Tuesday's Hugh Hewitt Radio Show and announced that his dealership is pulling its advertising from the newspaper. Morris said that the company had recently met with the paper and agreed to a new advertising package, but that the apparent...
  • William Morris Agency shuts down Boycotthollywood.com

    05/01/2003 9:01:21 AM PDT · by barbarianbabs · 55 replies · 1,157+ views
    The William Morris Agency shuts down boycott-hollywood web site. Figures.