It looks like Thandie Newton (Maeve) is drawing inspiration from her character during her real life negotiations, and deservedly so!
Vanity Fair recently spoke to the actress regarding her ongoing contract negotiations with HBO, during which Newton revealed that she is making it clear that she wants to receive the same amount of pay as her male counterparts.
“[Contract negotiations are] all happening right now, and yeah, we’re all equal across the board,” said the actress. “It’s really exciting. It’s unprecedented. It’s—goodness; it shatters so much calcified pain, resentment, frustration. It just shatters it.”