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Amy Schumer was detained on Thursday while protesting against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, reports said.

The Trainwreck actress joined demonstrators at the #CancelKavanagh event at Capitol Hill, which occurred a day before the Senate will begin voting on Republican President Donald Trump’s pick. The protest comes hours after the FBI sent the Senate Judiciary Committee a report following its week-long investigation concerning allegations of sexual assault against the judge, which he has denied.

A recording of Thursday’s protest shows Schumer and a few other ladies, including fellow star Emily Ratajkowski, were standing outside against a wall while police surrounded them. CNN reports that Schumer was seen “being arrested.” MSNBC also aired similar footage, saying in a tweet that Schumer “was detained with other anti-Kavanaugh protesters at the Hart Senate Office Bldg. atrium on Capitol Hill.”


Ratajkowski wrote on Instagram that she herself was “arrested protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault,” adding “Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power. 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. I demand a government that acknowledges, respects and supports women as much as it does men.”

Capitol Police did not comment and there is no record of Amy Schumer’s arrest.

Amy Schumer Gets Detained While Protesting Against Brett Kavanaugh