Jane Fonda was once again arrested Friday during another climate change protest outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
The actress, who was previously arrested at a similar protest last Friday, had promised to protest every Friday into 2020, and it looks like she’s definitely standing by her word.
“Law & Order” actor Sam Waterston, Fonda’s co-star on Netflix comedy “Grace and Frankie”, was also phorographed being placed under arrest at the protest.
In an interview previously published in the Washington Post, Fonda explained her protest plans.
“I’m going to take my body, which is kind of famous and popular right now because of the [television] series and I’m going to go to D.C. and I’m going to have a rally every Friday,” she said. “It’ll be called Fire Drill Friday. And we’re going to engage in civil disobedience and we’re going to get arrested every Friday.”
The “Grace and Frankie” star added that she was inspired to take action by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
“[S]he realized what was happening and that this was barreling at us like an engine,” Fonda said. “It so traumatized her that she stopped speaking and eating. And when I read that, it rocked me because I knew that Greta had seen the truth. And the urgency came into my DNA the way it hadn’t before.
“Greta said we have to behave like it’s a crisis,” Fonda added. “We have to behave like our houses are on fire.”