Some surprising news has hit the web. According to several reports Splash actress Daryl Hannah was hauled away in cuffs and arrested after protesting an oil pipeline at the White House. Get all the details here.
Fifty-year old actress Daryl Hannah was arrested today at the White House, where she reportedly took part in a sit-in at the famous address of Pennsylvania Avenue. Hannah was there to take part in a protest against a pipeline expansion project that would “significantly increase the amount of oil the United States imports from Canada’s controversial Alberta oil sands,” per CNN.
More than a hundred people showed up in attendance to object the plan. Before Daryl Hannah was arrested she reportedly shared her anger regarding the issues at hand.
“We stand here today to just say no to slavery, to just say no to tar, sands, oil, and no to the Keystone pipeline.”
CNN did make an effort to find out more on Hannah, calling her representative this past Tuesday afternoon, receiving word that they were unaware that the Kill Bill starlet had been arrested. This isn’t the first time the actress has been in trouble with the law for protesting. Prior to today’s incident Daryl was arrested back in 2006 and 2009.
Per The Wrap, Hannah had previously fought against efforts to bulldoze the country’s largest urban farm located in in Los Angeles, and the removal of a mountaintop in West Virginia. Hannah was released today and ordered to pay a $100 fine.
Over the years, Hannah has been seen in Blind Revenge, Shannon’s Rainbow, and A Walk To Remember. She currently has a slew of roles coming up as well in Kill Bill: Vol. 3, A Fonder Heart, the movie Garbage, Eldorado, S.O.S Love! – The Million Dollar Contract, to name a few.
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