EXCLUSIVE: Watch the music video for Zinke's first single, Reach It premiere right here!

From comedy to drama: Here are three actors that nailed it and three others that failed it!

Noah Wyle arrested at protest

2012-04-24 08:02
 
noah wyle

Washington - Actor Noah Wyle was arrested at a healthcare protest in Washington, DC on Monday, following in the footsteps of his former ER co-star George Clooney, who was also taken into police custody at a recent political rally.

Wyle, 40, best known for his roles in television dramas ER and Falling Skies, took part in a protest with grassroots organisation ADAPT seeking to stop cuts in funding for Medicaid that would affect medical services for the elderly.

"Today, I took part in an effort by Adapt to bring attention to the Medicaid cuts that have been made by many States and are threatened to be made on a Federal level (...) This issue is about Civil Rights not about medicine," Wyle said in a statement released through is representatives.

ADAPT is an acronym for Americans Disabled for Access to Public Transit, and the group says in a statement on its Website that it organises activists to engage in nonviolent action that assures civil rights for people with disabilities.

Clooney and his father Nick were arrested for protesting outside the Sudan embassy in Washington last month, campaigning against Sudan blocking humanitarian aid from reaching a volatile border region.

Read more on:    us  |  celebrities  |  celebrity crime
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Britain's Prince Harry will visit South Africa and Lesotho from 26 November to 4 December. Read More »

Charlize Theron has adopted her second child, an African-American newborn named August, reports say. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.