22. Emmy Rossum
It Girl Factor: The actress's salary negotiations for her lead role as Fiona Gallagher in Showtime's Shameless went viral after she demanded higher pay than male costar William H. Macy.
It's worth noting that if Emmy Rossum was male, such a thing would be unheard of –– and that, even as the lead star of the show, these contract negotiations were still highly controversial. Unsurprising, but ultimately a bold and powerful move on Emmy's part. Tell 'em, girl!
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