Amy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski arrested in anti-Kavanaugh protests

Amy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski arrested in anti-Kavanaugh protests

Amy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski arrested in anti-Kavanaugh protests

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three women.

By Thursday afternoon, Capitol police had begun arresting hundreds of protesters inside the Hart Senate Office Building.

Schumer and Ratajkowski were part of the protest of Kavanaugh's confirmation following the very public accusations and subsequent hearing where Dr. Christine Blasey Ford came forward - among others - to accuse him of sexual assault.

Mr Kavanaugh, 53, a judge on the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, denies any wrongdoing. "Let's stay together, let's fight, let's keep showing up". However, after police blockaded the steps, protesters headed to the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building.

Supermodel and actress Emily Ratajkowski was pictured alongside fellow actress and comedian Amy Schumer and carrying a sign reading "Respect Female Existence or Expect our Resistance". Men that hurt women can't hold managerial positions.

Another photo showed the UCLA alum holding up a bag that read: "Kavanaugh Lies" while standing besides comedian Amy Schumer.

As the officer attempts to escort Schumer and another woman forward, he can be heard asking her: "You want to be arrested?" to which Schumer replies: "Yes".

Earlier on Thursday, Schumer also participated in a celebrity-filled anti-Kavanaugh protest outside of the Supreme Court.

Before the protest, Republicans had just declared that Kavanaugh, who could still potentially be nominated to the U.S. supreme court, had been exonerated by an Federal Bureau of Investigation report.

Schumer and Ratajkowski appeared in the 2018 comedy "I Feel Pretty".

It comes before The Senate's crucial vote on whether to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Friday. "One time, the people that were for Kavanaugh wanted to be interviewed, and they said, 'We're only interested in interviewing people against Kavanaugh.' Now, that's a bias that none of you should be proud of".

As one of the protestors put it: "We do not do 10 days of marching and then go back to our lives, because nothing is the same any more".

"I know that my tone was sharp, and I said a few things I should not have said".

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