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Divergent Star Shailene Woodley Talks Arrest And Her Only Regret

Shailene Woodley is not only a famed actress but also a passionate activist. The Dakota Access Pipeline project is rallying support from a lot of celebrities. Social media has also caught on to the project by protesting via social media with hashtag #noDAPL.

Shailene Woodley is the face of the protests. She was arrested for criminal trespass and rioting on Oct. 10. Her trail is expected to be delivered. Along with her, 26 others were also arrested.

Shailene Woodley Appearance On Stephen Colbert Show

Shailene Woodley spoke about her arrest and subsequent bail. She appeared on ‘The Late Show’ with Stephen Colbert and spoke about her mom bailing her out of jail on a US$ 500 bond. Woodley says, “I was lucky, my mom was actually with me in North Dakota that day. I was Facebook Live-ing, I got arrested, I handed her my phone and I was like, ‘Keep recording’. I can’t imagine, actually, what it would be like to watch your daughter handcuffed and taken away.”

She seems undeterred by the arrest and is ready to continue leading the way for the rights of Standing Rock Tribe. She says that protests can be held anywhere and doesn’t necessarily have to be in the frontlines i.e. North Dakota.

Only Regret About Arrest- Woodleys’ Mug Shot

Shailene Woodley also said that she didn’t know that her mug shot is going to be as public. She says, “I wish I’d known that this was going to be as public as it was. I would have made, like, a face. I’m just looking at the person, like, ‘Are you kidding me right now?’”

Stephen Colbert and Woodley chatted about other things like hugging it out after fights. The Fault in our Stars actress also spoke about how she feels most communications in the entertainment industry are shallow and no one goes beyond a greeting. She prefers hugging rather than shaking hands for hygiene reasons. As the interview ends, Colbert shakes her hand and Woodley jokingly asks for the sanitizer, which the host promptly brings out.

Paris Jackson also spoke about the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at the Grammys 2017. She was called in on stage to introduce the performances of The Weeknd and Daft Punk. Michael Jackson’s daughter used that opportunity to tell the big wigs of the industry about the protests. She said, “We can really use this kind of excitement at a pipeline protest guys.”

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