Jamie Lee Curtis appears to be strolling that line of unwavering help for the SAG-AFTRA strike and taking an ambivalent stance on it … you could be the decide on the place she lands.
The actress made a bunch of remarks concerning the strike Thursday, when she confirmed as much as a charity occasion in L.A. and was requested for her ideas on it. This is what she mentioned, partly, to Selection, “I’m hopeful that we can all see all sides. I’m more Switzerland. I’m not a polarized person here. I don’t like the rhetoric on both sides.”
WATCH: Jamie Lee Curtis mentioned she is hopeful that each studios and putting Hollywood actors see the worth of ‘continuing conversation’ to resolve their points pic.twitter.com/OuFrzVyPTA
She provides, “Any settlement means nobody’s happy. So there will be a settlement and not everyone will be happy. I don’t like the them vs. us. The fact that there’s a them and an us bothers me. It’s one industry and I hope that all of the sides can recognize the oneness of our industry, and that we are interdependent, and that AI is not interdependent, that human beings are and at the end of the day our interdependency with each other will prevail.”
In a video interview with Reuters, she echoed that … saying she’s hoping she could be “Switzerland” in all this, and that either side can see the profit in persevering with conversations.
That very same day, she mentioned this to Collider … “Streaming completely eviscerated that old idea, and the new idea has taken place and people are making fortunes on it, and denying the artists a chance to make a living. That’s where we are. It is a crossroads. We have hit it.”
JLC continues … “And this dual Writers’ Guild and Screen Actors Guild strike is to say we are taking this stand now, for the future. So our sacrifices today are for the future of the industry, future of artists, future of other storytellers. And it’s just crucial.”
This final comment is way much less equivocating, and comes throughout as clear help/solidarity for SAG — however based mostly on what she mentioned to different retailers, it is clear she has blended emotions about the entire thing — the identical manner Stephen Amell additionally does … which he, too, expressed.
His sentiments, by and enormous, weren’t acquired effectively, and regardless that he clarified … it nonetheless did not sit proper with sure people. Thus far, Jamie is not receiving the identical degree of backlash.