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Captain Phillips Star Barkhad Abdi Is Reportedly Broke

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March 03, 2014 AT 3:31 PM
After countless award nominations, including one for an Academy Award, many may think that Captain Phillips star Barkhad Abdi had made it. But the truth of the matter is, the 28-year-old is struggling to stay afloat, according to a New Yorker story . Paul Greengrass ' film, earned $65,000 for his performance in the $55 million film, but that was more than two years ago. "Recently Abdi requested that he be allowed to stay at a commuter hotel near LAX to be closer to his friend, a Somali cabdriver from Minneapolis, who shuttles him around for free."