NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Mark Wahlberg says he will donate the money he earned re-shooting movie scenes to the Time’s Up legal defense fund.

The actor earned $1.5 million to re-shoot the film “All the Money in the World” after Kevin Spacy was cut from the production, while his co-star Michelle Williams was paid less than $1,000.

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Wahlberg tweeted Saturday that he will donate the money in Williams’ name.

The talent agency that represents both actors also pledged an additional $500,000 to the organization.

The money will go toward fighting the gender pay gap and sexual harassment in Hollywood.

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