Sister trio Haim take the issue of gender pay disparity to heart, recounting a firsthand incident with a former booking agent whom they fired after discovering that they had been paid significantly less than a male artist they shared the bill with. "It's so hard to check: everything's so secretive about how much people are getting paid, and that's bullshit", Danielle said.
'We didn't think twice about it, but we later found out that someone was getting paid 10 times more than us.
This was after EsteHaim had said, "It's scary out there and [messed] up not even to be paid half the same amount". But to be paid a 10th of that amount of money?
They didn't wrangle with festival coordinators or demand more, believing the deal to be a beneficial promotional opportunity.
As the band explained in a recent interview with Grazia (via NME), they were encouraged to play at an unnamed festival for a low fee under the expectation that their performance would lead to subsequent radio play. But they were paid 10 times less, which prompted them to fire their agent over the discrepancy.
Couple taking selfie on cliff plunge to their deaths The captain of the port of Cascais, 30 kilometres west of Lisbon, said he believed the couple fell while trying to take a selfie. His mother told the paper that the couple had left Australia in January and had attended a wedding in Portugal in recent weeks.
President Donald Trump welcomed the news, tweeting: "The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup ". The FIFA congress announced Wednesday it had selected Canada, the United States and Mexico to host the tournament.
Mr Trump and Mr Kim - who traded vicious insults past year - gripped each other's hands in front of USA and North Korean flags. The joint statement issued in Singapore was vague. "His base is truly willing to believe anything".
The #MeToo campaign took off a year ago following sexual assault allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein . Police say the woman reported the alleged incident to police in Santa Monica in November past year .
Also, it noted the rural index rose by 1.08 per cent in May, up by 0.26 per cent from the rate recorded in April (0.82) per cent. The corresponding twelve-month year-on-year average percentage change for the urban index is 15.10 percent in May 2018.
They will play promoted Fulham at Wembley in their first home game of the season on the weekend of 18-19 August. Chelsea have announced three pre-season fixtures, one of which will take place at Stamford Bridge.
New Tesla software to offer 'full' autonomy, Musk says
Musk said the autopilot issue during lane-merging is better in the current software and will be fully fixed in the August update. By using multiple systems, Musk hopes it can be used to decelerate the vehicle and even provide thrust for sharp turns.
Zero's Teaser: Salman Surprises Dwarf Shah Rukh
Within minutes of the teaser's release, the internet was brimming with hilarious memes featuring Shah Rukh and Salman. Directed by Aanand L Rai, the maker released the teaser showcasing both Khans to celebrating the occasion of Eid.
Britain's Rolls-Royce is slashing 4,600 jobs
Rolls has faced a tough trading environment in recent years on weak demand for its plane engines and marine power systems. The company said it will take a one-off financial hit of £500 million ($670 million) as a result of the restructuring.
Volvo Teases Polestar Engineered S60 Model
The tweaks are also expected to improve refinement of the eight-speed automatic transmission and lower the fuel consumption. The Brembo calipers are painted gold, peaking out from new lightweight wheels for the Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered .
John Cena Joins Jackie Chan’s ‘Project X’
Deadline .com says the Marine was fooled by the villains into thinking he was working to seize illegally-gained Chinese assets. In case you've been living under a rock, Cena is quickly becoming a hot commodity in entertainment.
Appeal court slashes Rebel Wilson’s defamation payout
Last year Wilson won a case against publisher Bauer Media over articles that she said had wrongly portrayed her as a serial liar. Wilson said in April that she and her legal team were "very confident" the original defamation payout would be upheld.
Woman Preemptively Sues NASA to Keep Her Treasure
A Tennessee woman is proactively suing NASA to keep what she says is a vial of moon dust gifted from astronaut Neil Armstrong . The federal agents believed the 74-year-old had stolen the artefacts (she was never charged and successfully sued the agents).
Severe T-Storm Watch in effect for CNY — ALERT
The forecast expects the thunderstorms to develop this afternoon as a cold front moves through. The storm system is capable of producing strong wind gusts and up to nickel-sized hailstones.