Lisa Ann Walter isn’t pleased with Megan Fox — or her Halloween costume.
“What a insurgent,” Walter, 60, shared by way of X (previously Twitter) on Sunday, October 29. “Preserve posturing for silly s–t, fairly girl.”
Walter continued, “In the meantime we’ll be working 10 hours a day — unpaid — to get primary contract earners a good deal.”
Walter — who is thought for her position as Chessy in The Mother or father Entice and Melissa Schemmenti on ABC’s Abbott Elementary — was reacting to Fox’s costume with fiancé Machine Gun Kelly. The couple wore outfits impressed by Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Invoice movie franchise whereas attending the Casamigos Halloween get together on Friday, October 27.
Fox, 37, tagged the official SAG-AFTRA Instagram account whereas displaying off her outfit by way of social media. She dressed because the murderer Gogo Yubari, performed by Chiaki Kuriyama, whereas Kelly, 33, went as Uma Thurman’s character, the Bride.
Previous to Halloween weekend, SAG-AFTRA launched tips relating to how hanging actors can costume up for the vacation with out crossing the picket traces.
“This Halloween, we needed to verify our members don’t inadvertently break strike guidelines, and have put collectively some fast tips about the dos and don’ts for costumes,” the discover shared by way of the official SAG-AFTRA strike web site on October 18 learn. “Verify them out and have a spooktacular Halloween!”
One tip famous that actors can “costume up as characters from non-struck content material, like an animated TV present.” Nevertheless, they need to not “put up images of costumes impressed by struck content material to social media” — which seems to be the rule that Fox broke.
In her social media put up on Sunday, Walter defined that “nobody cares about youngsters’ costumes,” noting that the SAG-AFTRA’s concern is with “excessive professionals at fancy events. Like Megan.” (Ryan Reynolds beforehand poked enjoyable on the tips and the way it could affect his and Blake Vigorous’s youngsters’ costumes, joking that he’d be “screaming ‘scab’ at my 8 12 months outdated all night time” whereas trick or treating.)
Actress Paige McGarvin additionally spoke out within the feedback part of Fox’s social media put up.
“You look wonderful however i want you didn’t put up this,” she wrote. “I completely perceive in the event you disagree with sag and need to voice that privately / to your interior circle, however utilizing your huge platform to undermine the union and sow seeds of division in an extremely public method does nothing however harm our leverage with the amptp.”
The members of SAG-AFTRA have been hanging in opposition to the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP) since July — two months after the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike began in Could — with their greatest factors of rivalry being further compensation for actors because of the success of streaming companies and the usage of AI in Hollywood.
Whereas the WGA strike got here to an finish final month, SAG-AFTRA members are nonetheless working to barter with AMPTP and 4 main studio CEOs: Warner Bros. Discovery’s David Zaslav, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, NBCUniversal’s Donna Langley and Disney’s Bob Iger.
After assembly with the CEOs on October 11, SAG-AFTRA launched a press release noting that proposals had been “rejected” and additional talks have been placed on maintain.
“It actually got here as a shock to me as a result of what does that precisely imply and why would you stroll away from the desk?” SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher mentioned throughout an October 13 look on the As we speak present about ending the strike. “It’s not like we’re asking for something that’s so outrageous.”