Jane Fonda has been taken into police custody Friday at Washington, DC, while engaging in a climate catastrophe demonstration.
The incident comes as the celebrity and activist, started her”Fire Drill Fridays” campaign, a civil disobedience attempt to boost awareness of ecological challenges.
“The United States Capitol Police detained 16 people for unlawfully displaying about the East Front of the U.S. Capitol,” Eva Malecki, spokeswoman for the Capitol police told NationEditions.
All were charged with”crowding, obstructing or incommoding,” she explained.
While Malecki didn’t affirm Fonda was one of those detained, Fonda’s effort shared a picture of her being taken into custody.
Added witnesses shared video on interpersonal networking.
NationEditions has contacted Fonda’s agents for comment.
At a recent interview with The Los Angeles Times, Fonda said she had been motivated to act by ecological activist Greta Thunberg.
“She See the [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] she and report Understood that the catastrophe was barreling directly at uslike a train, and Looked about and people were not behaving appropriately. It so Inform her she stopped eating. I had not understood that she Quit eating and talking for nearly a year. And that hit me,” Fonda said.
She told the publication she had been expecting to get detained in her advocacy work.