Marisa Tomei is well-known for her successful acting career. She recently appeared in the blockbuster Spider-Man: No Way Home, which undoubtedly raised her profile even more. Marisa has now accused Pete Davidson of failing to pay her for her work on The King of Staten Island.

Marisa Tomei claims she was never compensated for her work on The King of Staten Island. In the 2020 independent drama, which also starred Bill Burr, the actor played Pete Davidson’s character’s mother.

The Judd Apatow-directed film, loosely based on Pete Davidson‘s real life, stars Tomei as Margie, a woman inspired by the Saturday Night Live comedian’s own mother. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Tomei revealed that she had recently contacted Davidson after discovering that she had not been compensated for her role.

“I was like, ‘I never got paid for that. Did you? In this age of transparency, can we talk?’” 


Despite allegedly not being paid for the film, Tomei said she had a “rollicking good time” making it. “[With director] Judd [Apatow]’s approach to improv which is extensive I was ­intimidated,” she said. “I’m with all these stand-ups. It was so freeing.” The Spider-Man: No Way Home and My Cousin Vinny star went on to say that the movie “really changed how I approach each character going forward.”

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Shivangini Rawat

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