The "Grace and Frankie" star was cuffed Friday morning for unlawful demonstration on the southeast lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. during the first of her "Fire Drill Friday" protests.
Along with Fonda, speakers at Friday's launch event preceding the civil disobedience included Keya Chatterjee, executive director of U.S. Climate Action Network; high school senior and climate striker Jerome Foster; author and activist Naomi Klein; Annie Leonard, executive director of Greenpeace USA; biologist and author Sandra Steingraber; and Kerene N. Tayloe, director of federal legislative affairs at WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
"We have to be sure that the crisis that is climate change remains front and center like a ticking time bomb", she told WUSA9.
"What we're facing is so important and so urgent, it doesn't matter".
Jane Fonda is under arrest. "It so traumatized her that she stopped speaking and eating", Fonda explained.
Fonda has been making headlines for her political activism for decades.
Fonda said: 'She realized that the crisis was barreling straight at us, like a train and looked around and people weren't behaving appropriately.
She explained: 'I know men like him. "It really makes a difference to have a hit TV series, not a hit movie".
Marie Yovanovitch, who served as US ambassador to Ukraine until May 2019, testified as part of the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, which was sparked by a whistleblower complaint alleging Trump abused his power by pushing for Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
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