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'Empire' Star Taraji Henson Exposes Hollywood's Racism in New Memoir

Click here for reuse options! "Imagine if we were all bold enough to live in our truths." The gender pay gap in Hollywood is especially significant for women of color. "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson's new memoir "Around the Way Girl" is bringing light to the quiet racism in the industry, an issue which is seldom confronted in the mainstream outside of Oscar time.  Regarding the film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," which she recieved an Oscar nomination, Henson writes: Both Brad and Cate got millions, [yet despite being the third principal character, I had] to agree to pay my own location fees while filming in New Orleans, meaning three months of hotel expenses would be coming directly out of my pocket.
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