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Haim Sisters Open Up About Firing Agent Over Gender Pay Disparity

Haim Sisters Open Up About Firing Agent Over Gender Pay Disparity

The HAIM sisters are fighting for equal pay with their male musicians.

During an interview with TheWrap‘s CEO Sharon Waxman at the Power Women’s Summit on Thursday (November 1), Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim opened up about learning they were being paid 10 times less than a male act on the same lineup at a music festival – even though they were being represented by the same agent.

“We heard that the band after us got paid 10 times more than we did,” Alana shared after revealing that they have fired that agent. “And when you hear something like that, it’s another one of those things where you’re like, ‘Is this really happening? Is this really a thing?’”

“[We hear], ‘Don’t rock the boat,’ ‘Don’t ask a question,’ Don’t cause a problem,’” Alana continued. “And I remember hearing ‘Don’t rock the boat’ for the first time and wondering, ‘Why can’t I rock the boat? I wanna rock the boat.”

Alana added: “I don’t want to ask for more, I never want to ask for more. I just want to ask for equal. I appreciate that I have my sisters to help be my armor…You really have to surround yourself with people that are your armor. I was lucky enough to be born with my armor.”

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  • greppinwolf

    But who was the other following band? It’s not like Haim are going to get paid the same as the Red Hot Chilli Peppers even if they both play Coachella. Just because you play the same festival doesn’t mean you’ll get the same pay.

  • tom

    It’s useless to explain that to most women.

  • wearing

    You’ve said everything we need to know, dipshit.

  • wearing

    You’ve said everything we need to know, dipshit.

  • greppinwolf

    I see “tom” is a useless piece of shit.

  • tom

    Triggered snowflake libtard useless feminist

  • tom

    Triggered snowflake libtard useless feminist

  • tom

    Triggered libtard snowflake, useless feminist.

  • tom

    Triggered libtard snowflake, useless feminist.

  • GraceThalia

    HAIM has claimed the male band is their equal, so not a big name act like RHCP. But they won’t name the festival or band so that’s impossible to assess.

  • GraceThalia

    HAIM has claimed the male band is their equal, so not a big name act like RHCP. But they won’t name the festival or band so that’s impossible to assess.

  • greppinwolf

    Congratulations… you’ve managed to put all your MAGA BINGO buzzwords in one post. I’m sure you’re proud in your mother’s basement.

  • tom

    I’m a successful business man bitch

  • tom

    I’m a successful business man bitch

  • tom

    I’m a successful business man bitch

  • tom

    I’m a successful business man bitch

  • tom

    I’m a successful business man bitch

  • wearing

    Aren’t you the one complaining, hypocrite? Get over it lol.

  • wearing

    Aren’t you the one complaining, hypocrite? Get over it lol.

  • Lewisbieber

    Every song of theirs is the same They are terrible