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Jane Fonda Accepts BAFTA Award While She’s Arrested

Jane Fonda is taking multitasking to new heights.

The “Grace and Frankie” star wasn’t in attendance on the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday evening to simply accept the Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film as a result of, earlier within the day, she was arrested in Washington, D.C. throughout a local weather change protest. But handcuffs and a police escort didn’t cease her from accepting her award.

As officers arrested her from the D.C. scene, Fonda yelled, “BAFTA, thank you!” She continued, whereas being hauled off. “Thank you! I’m sorry I’m not there! I’m very honored!”

BAFTA Los Angeles performed the quick clip on the ceremony and later shared it on Twitter:

The Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film honors these “legendary individuals whose work is stamped with the indelible mark of authorship and ingenuity.”

Fonda, together with actor Ted Danson and dozens of different folks, was arrested Friday for unlawfully demonstrating, based on Yahoo. They had been charged with crowding, obstructing and incommoding. Fonda has already been arrested twice this month whereas main local weather change protests, however stated she plans on persevering with to talk out for the subsequent a number of months.

“I decided I needed to do more about climate change, so I moved to D.C. for four months and tried to heighten the sense of urgency that there needs to be,” Fonda stated throughout an prolonged clip performed on the awards ceremony. “It’s a crisis, not just here but all over the world.”

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