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Natalie Portman: Here's How Much More Ashton Kutcher Got Paid

'I wasn't as pissed as I should have been'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 11, 2017 3:54 PM CST
Natalie Portman: Here's How Much More Ashton Kutcher Got Paid
In this film publicity image released by Paramount, Ashton Kutcher, right, and Natalie Portman are shown in a scene from "No Strings Attached."   (AP Photo/Paramount, Dale Robinette)

(Newser) – Ashton Kutcher was paid triple what Natalie Portman made for 2011 romantic comedy No Strings Attached, Portman reveals in a new interview with Marie Claire UK. "I knew and I went along with it because there’s this thing with 'quotes' in Hollywood," she explains. "His [quote] was three times higher than mine so they said he should get three times more." She adds that, although it's difficult to complain when, as an actor, she makes a lot of money, female actors are paid 30 cents to the dollar compared to male actors. "I wasn’t as pissed as I should have been," she says. "The disparity is crazy." (Read more Natalie Portman stories.)

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