Marisa Tomei tries to do some damage control afterwards This week she claimed that she was stiff because she played Pete Davidson’s mother King of Staten Island.
“Actually I was just talking to Pete today, because I was like, ‘I didn’t get paid for that. Did you do? She said: In this age of transparency, can we talk? rolling rock In an interview published Thursday about the film directed by Judd Apatow, which was written by Davidson, and was based on the loss of his father, a firefighter, during 9/11.
Tommy hastily followed up on this bold claim by shedding worry about paying because she had a “good time.”
“Judd’s approach to gentrification – a broad-based approach – was terrifying,” she added. “I am with all of these situations. That was liberating. It really changed the way I approach each character from now on.”
The push comment was buried in a Q&A, as Tommy discussed playing Tom Holland’s quirky Aunt Mae in Spider-Man: There is no room for home And the He misplaced the Oscar, which she won in 1993 for Best Supporting Actress Cousin Vinnie. (It turns out that the golden statue was hidden in her mother’s house.)
But it looks like someone stumbled across the careless comment, saying Sixth page The Saturday that only Tommy didn’t get paidbut she got more than a million dollars up front.
A source close to the production said, “Marissa Tomei was paid 100 percent for the film.” “She’s obviously confused.”
They said that while Tommy’s representatives did not respond to The Daily Beast’s request for comment rolling rock The actress has already paid for the film. He was more confused by Tommy in reference to “vague contractual details”.
king of staten island, In which Davidson starred and served as executive producer, it was released in June 2020. The black comedy has continued to make $40 million in the midst of the pandemic, surpassing its $35 million budget, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
But regardless of the alleged push issue, Tommy was so sure she had a good time during the movie that she even praised Davidson, saying, “He’s very real, and he’s unfiltered, but he’s very sensitive. So he’s almost an irresistible combination. And he’s good-looking. Although I played[his mom]. “
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