Wendell Pierce

“I have confidence that the judicial process will work as it should” The Wire actor Wendell Pierce, who was arrested Saturday and charged with battery at an Atlanta hotel where he was staying, said he regrets that the situation “escalated to the level that it did.” Pierce commented on his arrest in a series of […]


Pierce did tell the police that he followed the group to their hotel room, but was grabbed by the accuser and two friends who attempted to "pull him in as he was trying to get away."

Actor Wendell Pierce was arrested early Saturday morning at an Atlanta hotel, police said. According to celebrity gossip website TMZ, Pierce, a staunch Hillary Clinton backer, allegedly physically assaulted a woman supporting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders after a heated conversation in the Loews Atlanta Hotel lobby around 3:30 a.m. ET. Officials with the Atlanta Police Department have released little details regarding the incident, but say the arrest […]


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