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    13 Times Celebs Used Their Own Power To Help Other Celebs Make SO Much More Money

    Chadwick Boseman once took a pay cut so his costar Sienna Miller could get paid what she felt she deserved for a film they starred in together.

    Amid the ongoing SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes in Hollywood, one growing trend is celebrities opening up about their pay (or lack of) for the well-known TV shows and movies they worked on. However, this isn't the first time actors have gotten real about the lengths they've gone to fight for what they want or help their colleagues in doing so. In fact, here are 13 times that celebs have helped other celebs get a higher payday than before:

    1. Jessica Chastain helped Octavia Spencer make five times her asking price for an upcoming movie that Jessica was producing.

    Closeup of Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain

    2. Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, and Johnny Galecki took a $100,000 pay cut to help Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik increase their salary.

    The cast of "The Big Bang Theory"

    3. Chris Pratt helped Bryce Dallas Howard up her price on projects related to Jurassic World after she made less than him while starring in the movie.

    Closeup of Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt

    4. Chadwick Boseman took a pay cut to help Sienna Miller increase her salary for 21 Bridges.

    Closeup of Sienna Miller and Chadwick Boseman

    5. William H. Macy supported Emmy Rossum asking for parity on Shameless.

    William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum

    6. Will Smith gave Aunjanue Ellis and the rest of the King Richard cast bonuses.

    Closeup of Will Smith and Aunjanue Ellis

    7. David Schwimmer encouraged his Friends cast members to band together on salary negotiations.

    Side-by-side of David Schwimmer and the cast of "Friends"

    8. Matt LeBlanc gave the Modern Family cast advice on renegotiating their contracts.

    Side-by-side of Matt LeBlanc and the cast of "Modern Family"

    9. Tyler Perry gave Cicely Tyson $1 million for one day of work.

    Closeup of Cicely Tyson and Tyler Perry

    10. Tyler Perry was the first person to ever pay Taraji P. Henson $500,000 for a role.

    Closeup of Tyler Perry and Taraji P. Henson

    11. Emma Stone revealed that some of her male costars (who she didn't mention by name) took pay cuts so that her rate would increase.

    Closeup of Emma Stone

    12. Adam Shankman told a studio to give Jennifer Lopez what she wants.

    Side-by-side of Adam Shankman and Jennifer Lopez

    13. James Gandolfini reportedly gave 16 Sopranos costars a $33,000 bonus.

    The cast of "The Sopranos"