I Think Pro Athletes And Actors Make Way Too Much Money

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    FYI

    The professional sports industry is one thing and a very different machine than acting in its various forms. But... check the statistics. The vast majority of those who make a living from some form of acting are living at or even below the poverty level. Less than 1% of all...
    aktor1970 aktor1970
    46-50, M
    Jul 31, 2013

    It has always bothered me

    that a football player or a star actor make millions while the police and paramedics are barely able to support their families? I hope it's not just me but doesn't this obviously seem off?
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    1 Response Feb 26, 2016

    They make more than most people

    that save lives just because they have an entertaining talent. It shows the priorities that humans have.
    PendulEmPlum PendulEmPlum
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2016

    When athletes make more money

    for kicking balls into nets then the men an women who save lives everyday (police, fire fighters,ect ) then there's something really wrong here
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 24, 2013

    Sure Do

    Most actors don't make nearly as much as pro athletes make annually so my focus here is on the athletes making the rediculous amounts of money. Tiger Woods... the richest man in sports almost became the first sports BILLIONAIRE, he was worth 900 million before his divorce and now...
    TheBZA TheBZA
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jun 23, 2013

    Even a bench warmer in the NFL is making far

    better money then most working class jobs
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Oct 21, 2015

    At Least

    The few elite at the top do. I agree.
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD
    31-35, M
    Aug 30, 2013

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    supergirl805 supergirl805
    22-25, F
    Feb 10, 2016

    And the least that a NFL player can do living

    the American dream is be a good role model, but a majority of them just **** their money away and party and end up getting in tabloids for bad things
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 21, 2015

    Zack Greinke Signed a 6 year 206,

    500,00 for the Arizona Diamondbacks. That's just ridiculous nobody needs that much money that's averages out to like 34 million dollars a year. He'll more than likely make about 33 starts if he doesn't get injured this year a Million dollars a game. That's just greed no need to...
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2016

    For kicking a ball around they make millions,

    while people who save lives make little to nothing. Don't upset me.. But hey, it's we the people that make them rich. No one to blame but ourselves.
    DeepZen DeepZen
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2014

    I've always thought it was silly how people

    criticized athletes, entertainers, or actor/actresses for making too much money, or comparing them to soldiers, teachers, or police officers. But, completely ignore that athletes and entertainers are workers in *billion* dollar industries. Most people completely neglect the...
    brownowleyes brownowleyes
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2016
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