Shailene Woodley protests pipeline, livestreams arrest
BISMARCK, N.D. - Shailene Woodley's arrest at a protest in North Dakota has been livestreamed to fans on Facebook.
The "Divergent" actress was livestreaming her protest Monday of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline for a total of more than two-and-a-half hours Monday before her arrest by local authorities. Toward the end of a two hour video, Woodley is told by a law enforcement officer that she is being arrested for criminal trespassing. The video showing what appeared to be a peaceful protest has been viewed more than 3 million times.
Morton County Sheriff's Department spokesman Rob Keller says Woodley was one of 27 protesters arrested Monday. She was also charged with engaging in a riot.
Woodley has been an outspoken opponent of the $3.8 billion project.
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