Jane Fonda's Arrest Plan Seems to Be Right on Schedule

81-year-old actress is detained for 2nd time in a week, says she wants to do this 'every Friday'
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2019 1:43 PM CDT
Jane Fonda's Arrest Plan Seems to Be Right on Schedule
Actress Jane Fonda is seen after being arrested during a rally on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

When Jane Fonda has her mind set on something, she means it—and she's punctual. A week ago, Fonda was arrested at a climate change protest in Washington, DC, and the 81-year-old promised to "engage in civil disobedience and ... get arrested every Friday." She got her wish again this Friday, right according to plan: TMZ reports she was arrested on the steps of the US Capitol, this time with Grace and Frankie co-star Sam Waterston, perhaps best known as Jack McCoy on Law & Order. The Hollywood Reporter notes it's not clear if Fonda and Waterston were actually arrested, instead going with the two were "both cuffed and at least detained" at the latest demonstration against global warming. It's not clear how many people besides Fonda and Waterston were busted—last week, cops arrested 16 for unlawfully protesting. (More Jane Fonda stories.)

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