IS THE ROCK REALLY WORTH $13MMORE THAN EMILY?!
He’s a wrestler-turned-action star famous for raising one eyebrow dramatically. She’s a Golden Globe winner who recently said that post–#metoo, “I took it on as my personal responsibility to make sure that I don’t feel shortchanged [when it comes to pay equity].” And yet Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, 46, is reportedly earning a $22 million paycheck for The Jungle Book — $13 million more than his co-star Emily Blunt, 35. Is he really worth it? The Rock’s movies pulled in an impressive $169 million in the U.S. last year — but hers made more than $330 million! “I think that it’s OK to reclaim the words ‘making an aggressive deal’ as a positive,” Emily said. “It comes down to a sort of justice thing for me.” Time to make a new deal!