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In American Psycho, Christian Bale Received Less Pay Than The Makeup Artists

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A lot of you would be surprised to learn that one of Christian Bale’s most well-known roles didn’t bring in the enormous earnings we’d imagine would come with it and that he actually made less money than the makeup artists who worked on the movie.

Quite Ironic

Following its Sundance Film Festival premiere, the movie gained a significant cult following, with many admirers praising Bale’s captivating performance as the sociopath Bateman. Although the film gave the actor one of his most recognizable parts, it turns out Bale wasn’t compensated as well as his Hollywood stardom might lead us to believe.

How It Happened

Bale remembered how Leonardo DiCaprio declined the role, which led to him getting it in a recent interview with GQ. Except for the director, he claimed, “nobody wanted me to do it except the director. So they said they would only make it if they could pay me that amount. “I was prepping for it when other people were playing the part. I was still prepping for it. And, you know, it moved on. I lost my mind. But I won it back.”” 

Bale continued by admitting that he earned “the absolute minimum” for the role and that the makeup artists for the film made more money than he did. “In honesty, the first thing was that I’d taken so long trying to do it, and they had paid me the absolute minimum they were legally allowed to pay me” he continued.

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Floyd Mayweather Expresses in Buying an NBA Team

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‘Money’ Mayweather is renowned for his enormous wealth; according to Forbes, he is thought to be worth $285 million. The legendary boxer has stated that he wants to own an NBA club and that he has already made a sizable offer for one.

A Huge Announcement

In recent footage from an unidentified event, Mayweather was seen being interviewed and confirming that he has made a first offer for majority ownership of a team. He did not specify the team in which he had already expressed interest, but he did state that he would be open to either buying an expansion team in Seattle or Las Vegas or examining any current franchises that might be for sale.

Some Top Prospects

In response to the question of whether this was Vegas, he said: “It could be the Vegas franchise, it could be the Seattle franchise, or I could be buying a franchise that’s already up-and-running. The first offer, we offered them a little over $2 billion for majority ownership. Do I have it? Absolutely, absolutely I have it.”

Mayweather reportedly earned $65 million earlier this year after competing in a boxing match in Miami against YouTuber Logan Paul. Indeed a big sum, and we believe we have a good idea of where it might be going soon.

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In Breakthrough Role in Wolf of Wall Street, Margot Robbie Believed No One would Recognize Her

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Robbie is currently one of the most in-demand performers in the industry, almost ten years after the successful movie’s US debut. In a recent interview, actress Margot Robbie stated that she believed no one would take note of her in the pivotal part in The Wolf of Wall Street.

Wasn’t Really Expecting

She has starred in a number of box office hits, but the 32-year-old Australian actress never imagined she would achieve such renown after her triumph on the beloved soap opera Neighbours, which she returned to for the final episode in July. Robbie acknowledged that she didn’t expect anyone would recognize her in The Wolf of Wall Street in an interview with The Mirror.

Some Initial Thoughts

“No one’s going to notice me in this film,” Robbie thought at the time, “It doesn’t matter what I do in this film because they’re going to focus on Leo and I’ll just slip under the radar.” At the age of 22, Robbie had to perform her first-ever nude scene for the movie, which she admits wasn’t the easiest.

The Wolf of Wall Street undoubtedly enjoyed great success, earning enormous sums at the box office. For her performance as Naomi Lapaglia in the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, Robbie won the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer. Since then, Robbie’s her career has flourished and she is now one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actors.

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The most popular streamer on Twitch, xQc, has lost his position.

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The most popular Counter-Strike: Global Offensive streamer on Twitch, Félix “xQc” Lengyel of Canada, has recently lost that title as a consequence of a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition. Currently, Alexandre “gAuLeS” Borba is in charge.

De-crowning moment

On a constantly changing platform prone to huge changes like these, one can only rule supremely so much.

The Brazilian streamer has been active in esports for the past 20 years, which may surprise you. His involvement on the scene has led to agreements with the NBA, Nike, and the Formula 1.

Initially, Borba played Counter-Strike professionally before focusing on leading his own teams, g3nerationX and MIBR.

He took a few years off from his job to pursue a degree in marketing, then returned to esports in 2010. In 2015, he successfully relaunched the g3x brand. Players like Gabriel “NEKIZ” Schenato, Lucas “steel” Lopes, and Vito “kNgV-” Giuseppe have benefited greatly from Borba’s experience and advice.

With his ability and co-streaming from the stadium itself, Borba dominated the coverage of the CS:GO IEM Rio Major last month.

Although the Brazilian streamer has already gone to the top of the most-watched list, Dexerto believes it is improbable that he will do it again. Lengyel streams frequently and plays a variety of games, whereas Borba’s ascent is reliant on occasions like this tournament.

Even his room-cleaning stream, where the audience critiqued the enormity of the filth and the fact that he didn’t know how to do his laundry, attracted tens of thousands of views from viewers.

So, based on that, it appears that Borba might have the upper hand if he flaunts an immaculate home and a mastery of detergent varieties.

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