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Are Athletes and Actors Paid Too Much?

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Melissa Wagner

on 18 March 2013

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Celebrities Work Hard Buy pointless products instead of improving the world. The Millionaires Don't Use Their Money Wisely. Ticket prices, concessions, sports gear, anything with a movie title or sports team name on it, is ridiculously expensive. Products Associated with Actors and Atheletes are overpriced. Our Society Demands Them Tom Cruise- $75 million
Leonardo DiCaprio- $37 million
Adam Sandler- $37 million
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson- $36 million
Kristen Stewart- $34.5 million They are paid too much. Pro Con

-preparing for their role mentally and physically
-doing research if needed
-submitting for auditions and jobs
-going to auditions
-updating their head shot/resume
-keeping track of submissions, auditions, call backs, bookings
-creating/ keeping a good relationship with agents, managers, casting directors, directors Media Impact on People Celebrities do give back! They are not paid too much Actors/ Actresses Athletes Floyd Mayweather- $85 million
Manny Pacquiao- $62 million
Tiger Woods- $59.4 million
LeBron James- $53 million
Roger Federer- $52.7 million Highest Paid (The Highest- Paid Actors/ Hollywood's Top- Earning Actresses) (World's Highest- Paid Athletes) (Schneider) (Schneider) -keep in perfect shape
-constantly train
-create their own style(dunking, victory
dance, etc.)
-go to games
-go to charity events, fundraisers,...etc.
-hold press conferences
-stay out of trouble
- develop new skills
-create labels
-develop new products
-promote products
-updating website
-keeping track of business expenditures
-doing pro mo’s for shows/productions
-doing whatever their label needs
-concerts
-dress-rehearsals
-keeping a good image with the media -networking
-going to award shows
-sending invitations out about their shows/premiers
-learning lines
-looking for auditions
-updating website Are Actors and Athletes Paid Too Much? Kirsten Weisinger and Melissa Wagner Works Cited

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