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As you could know, final week, members of the Display Actors Guild — American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists joined the Writers Guild of America in a strike concerning labor disputes with the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers.
Though there are lots of causes for the strike, one of many greatest points is how these creatives are compensated by streaming platforms.
So when Netflix used Ellen’s Gray’s Anatomy character Meredith in a TikTok meme earlier this week, she knew she needed to say one thing.
The original post featured a photograph of Meredith trying barely aggravated with the caption, “Me when there’s a [bomb] within the chest cavity” — referencing an episode from season 2.
Ellen determined to flip the script on the meme, posting the identical picture on her Instagram story including the caption, “Additionally me when Netflix doesn’t pay actors residuals.”
Ellen added, “holla let’s discuss” to the tip of her message — seemingly to encourage the continued negotiations.
She additionally left her response as a touch upon the unique video, which now has over 4000 likes — and inspired quite a few different feedback in help of the strike.
Netflix has not but responded to Ellen’s feedback — and as of now, the TikTok continues to be stay on their account.