Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski detained for protesting Brett Kavanaugh

2018-10-05 10:05
 
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Cape Town – Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski were reportedly detained while protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.‏

The comedian and model/actress were among 300 people arrested on Thursday at the US Senate building, CNN reported.

A screengrab shared on Twitter by MSNBC shows Amy and Emily standing against an outside wall with a group of people with police officers standing in front of them.

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Another video shared on the social media platform by Daily Caller reporter, Benny Johnson shows police herding a large group of people, including the Trainwreck star, towards an enclosed area. The officer can be heard asking Amy if she wants to be arrested, to which she responds, “yes!”

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Taking to Instagram with a photo of herself protesting, Emily wrote: “I was arrested protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault. Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power.”

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Amy shared a string of images of both herself and Emily protesting. She captioned the post: “This today, then #ERA”

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Amy appears in another video shared by a user whose mother was part of the crowd of protesters.

In the video Amy says: “I'm here with your mom. She loves you very much. I think we're gonna get arrested, and we're so proud of you.”

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According to E! News there is no record of an arrest of neither Amy nor Emily.

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