Gillian Anderson Scores Pay Equality Win

“Even in interviews in the last few years, people have said to me, ‘I can’t believe that happened, how did you feel about it, that is insane.’ And my response always was, ‘That was then, this is now.’ And then it happened again! I don’t even know what to say about it.”

She stammers for a moment, at a loss for words. “It is… sad,” she finally says. “It is sad.” (Sources told the Hollywood Reporter Anderson and Duchovny ultimately took home equal pay for the event series.)

Will California’s Pay Equality Act Change Hollywood?

The Pay Equality Act is a huge stepping stone for women, but how will this impact the media and entertainment industry? I’m concerned that the act still has some “outs” for employers, so we’ll need to see how women navigate this in 2016.