Liz Alper

TV writer, creator of #PayUp Hollywood

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If you’re on Hollywood Twitter, you may have seen assistant horror stories shared in recent weeks with #PayUpHollywood, which has now turned into a bonafide movement.

Why assistants are telling Hollywood it’s time to pay up

If you’re on Hollywood Twitter, you may have seen assistant horror stories shared in recent weeks with #PayUpHollywood, which has now turned into a bonafide movement.

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