She is one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses and lives a very privileged lifestyle that 99 per cent of people can only dream of.
Still, Anne Hathaway acted as an average Joe and accompanied hundreds of protestors as she joined the Occupy Wall Street demonstration in Manhattan’s Union Square.
The 29-year-old, who is worth a reported $58 million, was pictured marching with protesters and sticking it to the man yesterday in The Big Apple.
Star power: Anne Hathaway carries a sign reading ‘Blackboards not Bullets’ as she protests yesterday in New York
Anne, whose films have made approximately a total of $3,202,600,000, tried to blend in with the crowd by wearing a black hooded jacket, grey hat and sunglasses.
The Oscars hostess held up a sign in support of the campaign that read: ‘Blackboards not bullets’.
Occupy Wall Street is an ongoing protest that began September 17 2011 in New York City’s Zuccotti Park in the Wall Street financial district.
Perfect pout: Anne whistles as she shows her support for the cause
Quick change: Anne changes her sign for a smaller one with a new message
The protests have mainly focused on social and economic inequality, rising unemployment and corruption.
The demonstrators use the slogan: ‘We are the 99 per cent’, which refers to the growing difference in wealth between the wealthiest 1 per cent and the rest of the population.
Anne, from Brooklyn, New York, was paid a reported $5 million for her role in Bride Wars but despite the huge pay cheque she still campaigned for change in wealth.
Over protective: Adam Shulman attempts to stop pictures being taken of Anne Hathaway
Anarchy queen: Anne covers her face in her scarf as night falls on New York
As the day went on Hathaway transformed her appearance from peaceful protestor to more of an anarchist look.
She swapped her original sign for a smaller lighter one that was easier to carry.
The new sign read: ‘Blackboards not bullets’, which was a clear statement in support of students and education.
Is she lost? Anne is worth around $15million but still wants to protest
Reaching out: Anne and Adam try to go incognito at the demonstration
She covered her face with a red checked pattern scarf to hide her identity and the people with her became more agitated.
Her boyfriend, Adam Shulman, became annoyed when people started taking pictures of the The Devils Wears Prada actress.
Adam, who is also an actor, repeatedly stuck his hand out in front of his girlfriend’s face as a passersby attempted to get a picture of her.
Made men: Russell Simmons and Kanye West joined the protest last month
The Dark Knight Rises star is not the first millionaire celebrity to join the protest.
British comedian and actor Russell Brand has previously taken part in the demonstration and so have Kanye West and Russell Simmons.
Back to business: Anne on the set of Batman earlier this year where she plays Catwoman