Friday, 19 October, 2018

Hollywood Star Amy Schumer Arrested At Protest Against Judge Kavanaugh

Actress and comedian Amy Schumer detained at Brett Kavanaugh protest on Capitol Hill Amy Schumer Arrested with Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters in D.C.
Diane Mills | 07 October, 2018, 06:51

Amy Schumer was one of the hundreds of protesters detained in Washington, D.C., Thursday as they rallied to urge senators to vote no on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.

Schumer added that during the arrest, she herself was not wearing a bra either. "At this point, opposing Kavanaugh is not about a political party.it's about ensuring that women-people-of every political party are safe".

Both the "Trainwreck" actress and the "Gone Girl" star had spoken to protestors earlier in the day. I don't remember. How'd you get there?

Since this is Amy Schumer, and the internet continues to be consistently bad to women, criticism of the star has been swift, with some claiming that this is a self-aggrandizing publicity stunt on her part, rather than a political stand.

The likelihood of Judge Kavanaugh winning a full Senate vote appeared to increase on Thursday after two Republicans whose backing will be essential gave a positive account of the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry.

"When I texted my daughter, Zola, a picture of Amy Schumer she got very excited and said she was reading Amy's book today".

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"American singer-songwriter Bette Midler, who sparked social media backlash after a provocative tweet about women in the midst of protests against Supreme Court judge nominee Brett Kavanaugh, apologised for calling women as the" n-word of the world".

The comedian, 37, was among dozens of demonstrators detained in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Thursday, including model Emily Ratajkowski. "Kavanaugh's confirmation as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States is a message to women in this country that they do not matter".

Schumer and Ratajkowski met during the filming of "I Feel Pretty" and joined men and women at the Capitol to share their voice while Kavanaugh hearings took place.

"Let's stay together, let's fight, let's keep showing up", she said.

According to CNN, senators are now reviewing the results of an FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh, and may vote as early as this weekend.

He has also been accused by other women and denied all allegations.

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