‘Hawaii Five-0’ Asian actors won’t be without projects for long

( CNN) It’s been a little more than a week since word disclosed that Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park were leaving CB’Ss resilient touched “Hawaii Five-0, ” and patches of the narrative behind the fib have begun to fall into locate. The situation that’s surfacing isn’t moderately.

As Kim himself confirmed in a Facebook post to his supporters, the duo left because their request to be paid the same as their grey co-stars, Alex O’Loughlin and Scott Caan, was rebuffed. The spread in what they were asking for and what CBS was willing to offer was tiny reportedly a difference of as little as $5,000 per incident, which for the most-watched network in America is an amount that could basically be found under sofa cushions in their corporate powers.

Although, according to “Hawaii Five-0” showrunner Peter Lenkov, the cause in CB’Ss final offer to Kim and Park was “generous, “money in Hollywood isn’t just about money. It too manifests respect for an artist’s usefulnes to a show’s success. And that perspective of the negotiations clearly dished as the sticking point for Kim and Park, the two prominent Asian American faces of a support whose exceedingly identity is defined by its Asian and Pacific Islander-majority locale.