Tuesday, December 28, 2004

How Much is $15 Million?

TsunamiAccording to reports I'm seeing on TV news tonight, the U.S. government plans to spend $15 million to help the victims of this weekend's tragedy in Asia. For perspective, the following list of actors earn $15+ million for each film they make:

  • Tom Cruise
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Tom Hanks
  • Jim Carrey
  • Mike Myers
  • Mel Gibson
  • Adam Sandler
  • Will Smith
  • Harrison Ford
  • Bruce Willis
  • Julia Roberts
  • Chris Tucker
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Russell Crowe
  • Eddie Murphy
  • Denzel Washington
  • Nicholas Cage
  • George Clooney
  • Vin Diesel
  • Toby Maguire
  • Johnny Depp
  • Ben Affleck
  • Brad Pitt
  • Keanu Reeves

You can also find this entry posted at Rox Populi

UPDATE: Since this was originally posted, the US has committed $350 million + to the tsunami efforts. I never thought I would say this, but props to the Bush Administration.

No comments: