Hollywood legend Jane Fonda (81) was arrested. The actress took part on Friday in a Demonstration in front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. and was arrested.

With the organization founded “Fire Drill Fridays” (dt. Fire alarm-Friday) vigorously protested Fonda with hundreds of supporters with posters for the banning of new fossil fuels. She had hardly finished her fiery speech, were Fonda and 15 of your Mitdemonstranten of officers surrounded and handcuffed, placed.

From their colleagues, was celebrated Fonda: “We love you, Jane!”, called on their followers, as the activist by a police officer, was discharged. Footage of the arrest spread on Twitter. According to the “New York Times” was set in Fonda for a short time after their arrest could walk free.

“We each Friday will be arrested”

Jane Fonda said recently that environmental activist Greta Thunberg (16) inspired you. “Greta said that we must act as if it were a crisis. We must act, as would burn our houses,” says Fonda.

The “Grace and Frankie”-actress wanted to go for climate protection, every Friday, on the road, as you told the “Washington Post”. “We call it the “Fire Drill Friday”. And we will conduct civil disobedience, and every Friday will be arrested.” In order to demonstrate every Friday in front of the Capitol, moved the actress two weeks ago, all the way to Washington, D.C., as she writes on her website. (ds/kad)