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Tracee Ellis Ross Breaks Silence on 'Black-ish' Equal Pay Reports

Tracee Ellis Ross Breaks Silence on 'Black-ish' Equal Pay Reports

Tracee Ellis Ross and her Black-ish salary has been the subject of lots of speculation after a report emerged suggesting she wants equal pay to her co-star Anthony Anderson or she’ll do less episodes of the show.

Now, the actress had released a statement on her social media about the situation.

“There has been a lot of conversation and speculation the last few days regarding my Black-ish salary. I was in a renegotiation, like many actors find themselves in during the fourth season of a successful show. I wanted to be compensated in a way that matches my contribution to a show that I love for many reasons, including the opportunity it allows me to reshape what it is to be a fully realized black woman on TV,” Tracee wrote on Twitter.

“The words and thoughts that were in the original article that started this public conversation were not mine; there were never any threats. I wish I would have been called by the reporter to confirm that. Having had my renegotiation become a public conversation was awkward, but I’m grateful for the outpouring of support,” she continued.

Click inside to read the full statement…

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  • moody

    Well I sure hope she isn’t getting paid more than her male co-star because that would not be the “new” feminist way.

  • wearing

    Feminism means equal. Stop making “new” definitions

  • namers

    She was lead on the very successful Girlfriends and deserves equal pay as co-lead on Black-ish.

  • matthewriddick1

    That was a good show and a lot of people forget that “The Game” was a spin off of “Girlfriends”

  • ShellBell

    I loved Girlfriends but it’s never really talked about anymore apart from where are they now articles.

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