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Kate Winslet Has Criticised Actresses For Speaking Publicly Against Pay Inequality

She called the discussion of the pay gap in Hollywood "a bit vulgar".

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While responses to the essay have been overwhelmingly positive, Winslet disagrees:

"I'm having such a problem with these conversations," she said in an interview with BBC Newsbeat. "I understand why they are coming up, but maybe it's a British thing. I don't like talking about money; it's a bit vulgar, isn't it? I don't think that's a very nice conversation to have publicly at all. I'm quite surprised by these conversations to be honest, simply because it seems quite a strange thing to be discussing out in the open like that."

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She went on to say that she doesn't feel she's ever had to deal with sexism in Hollywood:

"Honestly no ... And if I'd ever been in that situation I would have either dealt with it or removed myself from it. I find all this quite uncomfortable. I haven't ever felt that I've really had to stick up for myself just because I'm a woman."

  1. What do you think? Should these things be discussed publicly, or kept behind closed doors?

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    I'm with J. Law: Women should be speaking out about these issues publicly!
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    I'm with Kate: This should be something that actors discuss in private.
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What do you think? Should these things be discussed publicly, or kept behind closed doors?
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    I'm with J. Law: Women should be speaking out about these issues publicly!
  2.  
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    I'm with Kate: This should be something that actors discuss in private.
 
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