Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski arrested in Kavanaugh protests

Amy Schumer Arrested with Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters in D.C.

Amy Schumer Arrested with Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters in D.C.

Among the 293 people arrested for "unlawfully demonstrating" in the Hart building in Washington, D.C., Thursday evening were Amy Schumer and her I Feel Pretty co-star Emily Ratajkowski.

According to CNN footage, Schumer, Ratajkowski, and several other women were standing against an outside wall as a few police officers stood in front of them.

This is not an argument over whether or not Kavanaugh is guilty of sexual assault; this is an argument that men are still controlling women's bodies. Schumer spoke during the protest.

In her lengthy and impassioned message, Amy continued: 'Have you written three furious tweets to, I don't know maybe, someone who sexually assaulted someone?

Since this is Amy Schumer, and the internet continues to be consistently bad to women, criticism of the star has been swift, with some claiming that this is a self-aggrandizing publicity stunt on her part, rather than a political stand. While Ratajkowski took to social media to say she was arrested.

It comes before The Senate's crucial vote on whether to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court on Friday.

In a video shared on Twitter, Amy said: "I think we're going to get arrested".

The protest comes precisely a week after Kavanaugh and one of his accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, delivered dueling testimonies to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

She captioned the post: "Today I was arrested protesting the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, a man who has been accused by multiple women of sexual assault". Men that hurt women can't hold managerial positions.

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

"Let's stay together, let's fight, let's keep showing up", she said.

Two other women have accused him of sexual misconduct in separate incidents in the 1980s.

The party, however, needs a simple majority of 51 votes in the Senate for its judicial nomination to be approved.

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