Jane Fonda Arrested While Protesting in D.C.
The actress was demonstrating with the group Oil Change International."Today, the United States Capitol Police arrested 16 individuals for unlawfully demonstrating on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol," Eva Malecki, spokeswoman for the Capitol police told The Hollywood Reporter. All were charged with crowding, obstructing or incommoding, she said.
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For the fifth straight week, Jane Fonda led a throng of climate change protestors in Washington, D.C. But unlike the previous instances, the actress avoided arrest.
According to reporter Ted Johnson, who was on the ground covering the protest — which began at the U.S. Capitol building and concluded at the gates of the White House — Fondaearly. "Jane Fonda has now left, but gave a big hug to Ben and Jerry before she did," he reported via Twitter. Speculation for the early departure revolved around Fonda being potentially slapped with a longer stay in jail after racking up a number of misdemeanors in a short amount of time. Last week, she spent the night in jail after her fourth arrest. She reportedly faced weeks this time around.
Jane Fonda Arrested With ‘Grace And Frankie’ Costar Sam Waterston In Washington D.C. Climate Change Protest
Jane Fonda, in an ongoing effort to call attention to the need for action on climate change, was arrested again on Friday at the Capitol, this time with her Grace and Frankie costar (and Law & Order vet) Sam Waterston. Fonda and Waterston were joined by about a dozen others who briefly blocked First Street on the east side of the Capitol. They had engaged in a rally, called Fire Drill Fridays, which is calling for immediate action on the environment with a Green New Deal. Fellow demonstrators shouted “Jane, Jane” as she was put in plastic shackles.
Last week, Sam Waterston was arrested while protesting with the actress. For the third week in a row, Jane Fonda was arrested with a group holding Fonda and Danson were among 32 people arrested for allegedly unlawfully demonstrating in the intersection of East Capitol and First Streets, Eva Malecki
The actress was demonstrating on the Capitol with the group Oil Change International.
Fonda spoke about her night in jail and plans for her fifth week of demonstrations. "I have to be careful not to get to a point where they're going to keep me for 90 days because I have to begin preparing for Grace and Frankie in January. So I'm not going to get arrested every time. They give you three warnings and so I will step away at the third warning," she said.
Reps for Fonda did not immediately respond to a request for more information and to verify the reasoning behind the actress' early departure. (Reps for the actress have declined to comment in the past, allowing the protest and arrests to speak for themselves.)
Fonda led her largest crowd yet of demonstrators, which included Ben & Jerry’s co-founders, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. It seems Fonda's march gained a number of followers on the way to the White House after a separate protest calling for the removal of President Donald Trump joined, according to reports.
Jane Fonda, Ted Danson Arrested During Ongoing Climate Change Protest
Jane Fonda was arrested (again) on Friday during an ongoing climate change protest in Washington D.C., and this time was joined by Ted Danson. A video posted by Washington Post’s Hannah Jewell showed Danson being detained by police outside of the Capitol Building with his hands restrained on Friday morning. When asked if he has ever been arrested before, “The Good Place” star replied that he hasn’t.The Twitter account for Fonda’s climate change campaign, Fire Drill Fridays, also tweeted a video of Fonda being arrested for the third time in three weeks.He did it, folks. Ted Danson arrested by the capitol police. pic.twitter.
Jane Fonda was arrested Friday in front of the U.S. Capitol as part of her efforts to join the fight against climate change. READ MORE ABOUT THIS STORY
Jane Fonda 's true to her word about getting hauled off to jail every Friday in order to raise awareness about the climate crisis. Jane and several other protesters -- including her "Grace and Frankie" costar and "Law & Order" legend, Sam Waterston -- just got arrested on the steps outside the U.S
Kind of an amazing moment as the Jane Fonda climate protestors moving downhill on Constitution Ave pass a group of much younger dreamers marching uphill. Lots of “wait, who are THEY” from both sides— Hannah Jewell (@hcjewell)
The rest of the group stayed on the scene after Fonda left, including Cohen and Greenfield, but it did not appear they were doing anything illegal. Oneposted to social media even showed authorities greeting the famous ice-cream makers.
Previously, the actress was charged with crowding and obstructing or incommoding, which is a misdemeanor. She was arrested thetime Oct. 11.
Last week, Fonda was taken intoby Capitol police along with actresses Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener, as well as a number of other demonstrators. In that instance, she spent the night in jail.
The week before that, she was joined by Ted Danson and before that, by her Frank and GracieSam Waterston.
AOC retweets Jane Fonda arrest video 1 day after slamming GOP for 'asking' to be arrested
What a difference 24 hours can make. Just one day after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Republicans for requesting to be arrested for entering a closed-door Trump impeachment inquiry deposition this week, the far-left New York Democrat retweeted a video showing Hollywood stars Jane Fonda and Ted Danson being arrested at a climate protest Friday. Ocasio-Cortez said Republicans were “mountains of entitlement and privilege” in "asking" to be arrested, something, she said, members of her community wouldn’t understand.
For the second week in a row, Jane Fonda has been arrested while protesting climate change. Her "Grace and Frankie" co-star Sam Waterston was also present at the Washington, D . C ., protest and placed under arrest . A Twitter account for Fire Drill Fridays, an initiative which aims to have politicians
The 81-year-old actress has moved to Washington, D . C ., and announced her plans to be arrested every Friday.
Fonda has made it clear that she intends to be at the Capitol every Friday ("Fire Drill Fridays," as she called them) with plans to be arrested in order to bring awareness to her cause.
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The D.C. Attorney General's office declined to charge Fonda for her previous arrests. Authorities confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that was accurate. She would not be charged.Last week, Fonda was joined by Abigail Disney and Robert Kennedy Jr., among others, including actresses June Diane Raphael and Marg Helgenberger, for a sit-in at the U.S. Capitol building. RFK Jr., Raphael and Helgenberger were arrested along with others. It is unclear if their charge of crowding and obstructing or incommoding was also dropped.