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Sally Field Arrested At Jane Fonda's Climate Change Protest In Washington

It's time "to get out and scream loud" about climate change, urged the "Norma Rae" star as she joined a growing number of celebs busted for protesting.

Hollywood legend Sally Field on Friday joined a growing number of celebrities arrested at a weekly Washington protest against climate change inaction led by fellow actor Jane Fonda.

A smiling Field was led away by a Capitol Hill police officer as she raised her cuffed hands in triumph. Twenty-five other climate activists were also busted at the protest, now in its 10th week, CNN reported. They will likely be charged with a misdemeanor.

“I come with my heart and my voice,” Field said at the protest. “I am a mother. I am a grandmother. The time is now. We cannot sit back in our comfort zones, on our couches, and wonder, what can we do? We can get out, we can do something.”

Standing with enviromental activist Winona LaDuke, Field said it’s “time to get out and scream loud” about climate change. Filed had just been feted Sunday in Washington as a Kennedy Center honoree.

Actors Ted DansonDiane Lane, Piper Perabo and Sam Waterston have all been arrested at the Fire Drill Friday protests. Fonda has been busted a number of times.

The inspiration for the weekly protests was teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg, Fonda has said. This week the focus was the expected effect from climate change on workers.

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