Hilary Swank Is Still 'Flabbergasted' By Hollywood, Even After 2 Oscars

November 14, 2014 10:17 PM

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Hilary Swank Is Still 'Flabbergasted' By Hollywood, Even After 2 Oscars

Hilary Swank made her film debut in 1992 with “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and followed two years later with “The Next Karate Kid." She has made a career out of playing badass women in unconventional roles. Since, she has won two Oscars -- for playing a paralyzed boxer in "Million Dollar Baby" and a transgender man in "Boys Don't Cry" -- and started her own production company. And yet, Swank, now age 40, is not the first to speak out about inequality in Hollywood. “It’s not like I’m angry. I’m just flabbergasted,” she told HuffPost Entertainment at a press junket in Los Angeles for her upcoming film “The Homesman.”

Swank was referring to the fact that men in Hollywood can sometimes make up to 10 times more money than a female costar. “It’s the world I’ve been living in for so long, there’s no anger about it anymore. But I can’t really be angry when I feel like I’ve had the opportunity to play some of the stron...

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