'Riverdale' Actor Vanessa Morgan Says She's the Show's "Only Black Series Regular but Paid the Least"

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'Riverdale' Actor Vanessa Morgan Says She's the Show's "Only Black Series Regular but Paid the Least"
Vanessa Morgan in 'Riverdale'
Riverdale star Vanessa Morgan, who plays Toni Topaz on the show, has spoken out against the ways Black people are misrepresented in the media. In a string of tweets, she railed against Hollywood's hypocrisy and also revealed that she's paid the least out of her castmates.

Morgan started when she opened up about Hollywood's unfair roles for Black actors:

When that post was widely shared, she responded by vowing to take a firmer stance when choosing future roles:
 
 
 
When a fan mentioned her paycheck should be doubled since she is the only Black lead on Riverdale and an LGBT character on the show, Morgan mentioned that she's actually the lowest paid among the show's leads:
 

Morgan went on to ask her fans not to take this out on her co-stars, who don't have anything to do with the inner workings of the show: