"There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that"
- Rider Strong
About this Quote
Rider Strong's quote talks to the divide in between stars and the other individuals who operate in Hollywood. He reveals his contempt for the concept that actors are somehow much more unique than the other individuals that operate in the industry. He thinks that stars ought to not be treated differently than the other people who work in Hollywood, such as the staff, writers, and directors. He believes that everyone ought to be treated equally and that there must not be a splitting up between stars and the other people who operate in the market. He believes that every person should be respected as well as appreciated for their payments to the sector. His quote speaks with the demand for equality and respect in the Hollywood industry.
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