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Actress Shailene Woodley Arrested At Pipeline Protest

Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has joined the growing number of people arrested while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.


She was arrested Monday for allegedly engaging in a riot and criminal trespass, according to law enforcement in North Dakota’s Morton County. The sheriff’s office says she was on private property at a pipeline construction site with a crowd of more than 100 protesters.


Woodley was streaming the protest on Facebook Live when she was arrested. Her video’s garnered more than 2 million views.


Woodley has spent time at the protest camps in North Dakota over the past few months. She’s spoken out against the pipeline at protests in Washington D.C. and on late-night talk shows.


Since August, more than 120 people have been arrested while protesting the pipeline in North Dakota.

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