Busy Philipps revealed on Instagram that she made more money last year doing sponsored ads on the social media site than by acting
Busy Philipps is getting honest about her money.
The 37-year-old actress opened up about her income in a Thursday Instagram Story, revealing that she made more money last year doing brand sponsorships than through acting.
After someone said that they liked Philipps’ Instagram because she wasn’t always posting #spon like some other celebrities, the actress revealed that she “wasn’t above it” and had done sponsored content in the past — but only for brands she actually liked.
“I gotta be honest with you, I didn’t make a ton of money as an actor last year,” Philipps said. “I made more money doing that kind of stuff, like the partnerships with brands.”
“I’m not above it, guys,” Philipps said in the clip. “I just only choose things that I genuinely like and, like, would want to partner with, like, for instance, my Michaels partnership, which, you know, is my favorite thing of all time. And I’m doing one next week, I think, that feels like me.”
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The mother-of-two‘s Instagram account has several posts promoting the arts and crafts retail chain along with Campbell’s Soup and more.
However, she noted in the video that she likely wouldn’t promote a product that she deemed “random and weird” — “Unless it was, like, a billion dollars.”
“I’m gonna sell things,” she continued. “That’s my only point.”
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly said that Philipps said she made money off of Instagram ads, not brand partnerships in general. This post has been updated to correct that error.