The huge discrepancy in pay Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams won for reshooting All the Money in the World used to be on Aidy Bryant’s thoughts all through Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update.

Three folks conversant in the state of affairs however now not approved to talk publicly instructed USA TODAY Wahlberg won $1.five million whilst Williams used to be paid lower than $1,000, the general of an $80 in step with diem. After public outcry adopted Tuesday’s record, Wahlberg and his company, William Morris Endeavor, mentioned Saturday morning they’re committing $2 million to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, in line with a commentary equipped to USA TODAY through WME spokesperson Marie Sheehy. Wahlberg has pledged his $1.five million price and WME has donated $500,000 to be made in Williams’ title.

“Everyone’s talking about how women should negotiate harder and ask for more money, and that’s true,” Bryant instructed Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost. “And, I really think women are ready to do that, but I feel like maybe just maybe, men could be just like this much more (decent).”

When Jost reminded Bryant that Wahlberg introduced he used to be donating his reshoot pay, the former Girls actress counseled the actor … however then she additionally went in.

“Yes, and that’s great,” Bryant mentioned. “That’s the right thing to do, but it would be so cool if it didn’t take a week-long public shaming to do the right thing. Maybe do a daily private shaming, which is what I have done my entire (expletive) life.”

Contributing: Andrea Mandell and Sara M Moniuszko

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