This story is well….weird.
Sources at Loews Hotel claim the actor started a conversation with a woman and her boyfriend at around 3:30am. Allegedly, the convo escalated into a political debate, when the woman Wendell was speaking with identified herself as a big Bernie Sanders supporter, according to TMZ.
Wendell, who is reportedly a devout Hillary fan, allegedly “became enraged, pushed the boyfriend and then went after his girlfriend…grabbing her hair and smacking her in the head,” the site explains.
Talk about 0 to 100 real quick.
Pierce was arrested and booked for battery. He posted a $1,000 bond and was released.
No word from his camp yet, but we’ll keep you up to date if anything develops.
Wendell Pierce, Star Of ‘The Wire,’ Arrested After Alleged Scuffle With Bernie Sanders Supporter was originally published on hellobeautiful.com