Try not to get too depressed that the Beanie Baby guy is a billionaire — at least he’s using his money for good, rather than evil. Ty Warner recently gave a woman who was trying to raise money for a medical procedure $20,000 for giving him directions.
Spurred on by the recent “Occupy” protests, class conflict has become an increasing part of the public discourse.
This is reflected in a new poll from the Pew Research Center, which finds the percentage of Americans who see conflict between the rich and poor as a problem has jumped significantly over the last two years.
In light of the Occupy Wall Street movement focusing attention on the “one percent” and the debate over raising taxes on the wealthy, Gallup asked 1,012 adults how much money they would need to make a year in order to consider themselves rich.
What do a comedic genius, some ‘Desperate Housewives,’ two TV detectives and one of your former ‘Friends’ have in common? They all made the list of Forbes’ best-paid actresses on television.
Tied for first place with $13 million each in salaries and syndication revenues are Tina Fey, the brilliant writer and star of ’30 Rock,’ and Eva Longoria from ‘Desperate Housewives.’