Fury over news "The Crown" star Claire Foy was paid less that her male co-star

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The actor who played Prince Philip on “The Crown” made more money than the actress who played the show’s main character, Queen Elizabeth II – and people are furious.

And quite right too! According to website Business Insider Australia, the discrepancy in pay came up during a panel discussion about the Netflix drama at the INTV conference in Jerusalem, Israel. “The Crown” producers said Matt Smith was paid more than Claire Foy because he had become famous as the doctor on “Doctor Who.”

“Going forward, no one gets paid more than the queen,” producer Suzanne Mackie said.

Let's hope that really is the case.

Click here for the story at Business Insider Australia

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