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George Clooney Arrested in Washington, D.C.

George Clooney Arrested in Washington, D.C.

UPDATE: As of late Friday afternoon, George was released on bail.

George Clooney was arrested on Friday (March 16) in Washington, D.C.

The 50-year-old actor took part in a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan and was placed in plastic cuffs.

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“Before their arrest, the assembled group of congressmen, religious leaders and cultural icons spoke about the humanitarian crisis faced by hundreds of thousands of Sudanese who have been prevented from receiving international aid by president Bashir,” the Washington Post writes.

Clooney and the group of protesters stepped onto embassy grounds after giving short speeches, at which point they were instructed that they must leave or be arrested. On the third warning, officers told the group they were under arrest, and the protestors lined up to get handcuffed and were removed to a waiting van,” the Post added.

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914 Responses to “George Clooney Arrested in Washington, D.C.”

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  1. 1
    Amanda Says:

    This man is so annoying. We get it, you’re political! We also know that you’re doing all this for good publicity… for YOURSELF!

  2. 2
    Rambling Rose Says:

    Love to see him handcuffed!!!!
    :-D

  3. 3
    JenMN Says:

    GO GEORGE!!

  4. 4
    sarafina56 Says:

    This is why George is the Man…because he cares,,,,,You go George…

  5. 5
    Ava Says:

    I agree, Amanda.

  6. 6
    [~Fug Face Man!ston~] Says:

    …so many celebrities do absolutely nothing. why trash one who does something.

  7. 7
    Rambling Rose Says:

    well… actually he ‘s not in handcuffs….
    but pretty tied up will do :-D

  8. 8
    ms. Pendleton Says:

    oh our Curious George( The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)
    In his WARDROBE he planned an outfit for prison….

  9. 9
    clooney Says:

    Soooo Seeexy !!!!

  10. 10
    ^..^ Says:

    where’s his dad, Nick? Apparently he was also arrested.
    Protesting for a noble cause.
    what punishment ensues?
    this is fascism.

  11. 11
    Ava Says:

    I agree, Amanda!

  12. 12
    preying on him... Says:

    wow! I’d love to spend a night in a county jail cell with george…

  13. 13
    Manuela Says:

    it s all bcs he didnt get oscar this year))))

  14. 14
    XYZ Says:

    Stooge. Just like Jolie and Penn. How about the injustice from America, Georgie boy? Why dont u protest about that?

  15. 15
    Rubbish Says:

    Serves him right! First they destroyed Middle East, now they are after Africa! USA you have plenty of oil in the country, just out of other continents!

  16. 16
    Lexi Says:

    mmmm….. he looks like a scruffy, dirty white boy.

  17. 17
    April Says:

    What Amanda said.

  18. 18
    Gossipgirl Says:

    Wow! George the Gnome finally has some liberal street cred! Pity it is not 1969. It is 2012 out there George. You are several decades too late. I feel bad for the Sudanese, but what about the people who are suffering all across this country? What about the people and towns who lost their families in the recent mid-west tornados and storms?!?

  19. 19
    Carol Says:

    @Lexi: Don’t forget “old.” ;)

  20. 20
    Wolfgang Gunnerson Says:

    @XYZ: hey, he can’t save the world. He’s not a Messiah.
    He takes on come causes.
    Important ones.
    Sudan was close to Nick’s heart.
    and… it’s rich in oil. Libya too.

  21. 21
    lol Says:

    @Ava:

    I agree with you & Amanda

  22. 22
    lucy Says:

    to Amanda

    alt least George is living by his convictions and he does care about what’s happening in Sudan. and you???

  23. 23
    Emily Says:

    @Gossipgirl: Amen, sister!

  24. 24
    Wolfgang Gunnerson Says:

    sack your lousy b*itch PR team, George.
    Some of C.U.Next.Tuesdays posting above!! <– acronym
    Not all of them….
    These b*itches have been given the right to write whatever they like & when someone genuinely posts, they bully him out. Like stepping on their toes. Or they'll be out of work.
    They're discrediting you again.

  25. 25
    wow Says:

    @Gossipgirl:

    AMEN! You said it all – so right. When are these “Hollywood elite” going to start caring about America & our people – which, by the way, have made them very rich and famous. So sick of the “Hollywood phonies” (n ot all are – but we all know which ones are the phonies).

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