Recently, Bradley Cooper made headlines when he stood up for fellow actor Jennifer Lawrence, who was paid significantly less than her male costars on a movie project. He pledged to start talking to his co-workers about what he was making, in an effort to help them negotiate better contracts, telling Reuters: "Usually you don't talk about the financial stuff, you have people. But you know what? It's time to start doing that." But for us lowly non-Hollywood types, talking about salary might be a bit more complicated.
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