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Taraji P. Henson Made Under 2 Percent Of Brad Pitt's 'Benjamin Button' Salary

Taraji P. Henson is spilling all the tea about Hollywood’s mistreatment of black stars in her new memoir, Around the Way Girl. In an excerpt from the book, released Tuesday, the actress recounts a story about wage negotiations for her 2008 movie, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” While stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett received millions to be in the film, she says she was promised “somewhere in the mid six figures” for her role as Benjamin Button’s adoptive mother, Queenie.
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