Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon arrested for 'disorderly conduct' during protest

The 76-year-old actress was arrested at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York after joining a protest in support of fair wages for tipped restaurant workers on Monday (US time).

The Oscar winner and former New York lieutenant governor candidate Ana Maria Archila were among eight people who were arrested for disorderly conduct after the protest moved into the concourse of the building.

According to WNYT, the arrested protesters were processed, issued appearance tickets and released from custody.

Sarandon asks you to empty bank account to protest Dakota pipeline

But are you willing to clear out your bank account to show your opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline?

Actress Susan Sarandon hopes so. She has launched an online petition that calls on people to tell big banks to stop investing in the company behind the pipeline.