MUMBAI: Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix of the “Joker” fame was arrested, along with other climate change protestors.
The Hollywood star was arrested on Friday, reports variety.com.
Jane Fonda’s last Fire Drill Friday protest in Washington, D.C., saw the actor march with hundreds, including the likes of Martin Sheen, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Susan Sarandon, and give a speech about the effects of the meat and dairy industries on climate change.
According to US Capitol Police, 147 protesters were arrested in total for the unlawful demonstration.
Since October, Fonda and other actors, including Sam Waterston, Ted Danson, Rosanna Arquette, Sally Field and Catherine Keener, have been arrested for civil disobedience, as they advocated for a Green New Deal, among other demands.
Phoenix attended the protest, standing alongside Fonda onstage to deliver a speech.
In her introduction, Fonda tagged Phoenix “one of the greatest living actors today”.
“Something I think isn’t oftentimes