Fran Drescher, ‘The Nanny’ alum and president of the SAG-AFTRA union, was all smiles on Jul. 13, 2023. The actress delivered a speech that very same day saying the historic SAG-AFTRA strike, the primary industry-wide strike in 4 a long time.

Throughout the speech, Fran referred to as “disgrace” upon the Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers (AMPTP) for not reaching a “truthful” cope with the union on a brand new three-year contract. “I went in in earnest, considering that we might have the ability to avert a strike,” she stated at the beginning of the speech on Jul. 13. “The gravity of this transfer isn’t misplaced on me, or our negotiating committee, or our board members who’ve voted unanimously to proceed with a strike.”

The union and its members have been in negations with the AMPTP for over 4 weeks and upon the group not assembly their requests, Fran referred to as on a strike which is able to have an effect on the vast majority of Hollywood. “So we got here collectively in energy, and solidarity, and unity, with the biggest strike authorization vote in our union’s historical past, and we made the arduous choice that we let you know, as we stand earlier than you at this time. That is main. That is actually critical,” she added. “You can not change the enterprise mannequin as a lot because it has modified, and never count on the contract to alter, too.”

In consequence, many celebrities are on strike and have hit the streets in protest. See images of the actors and stars right here!

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