'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley livestreams arrest

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016 file photo, actress Shailene Woodley attends the premiere of "Snowden" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2016 file photo, actress Shailene Woodley attends the premiere of "Snowden" in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

- Actress Shailene Woodley's arrest at a protest in North Dakota has been livestreamed to fans on Facebook.

The "Divergent" actress was livestreaming her protest Monday of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline for a total of more than two-and-a-half hours Monday before her arrest by local authorities.

Toward the end of a two hour video, Woodley is told by a law enforcement officer that she is being arrested for criminal trespassing. The video showing what appeared to be a peaceful protest has been viewed more than 3 million times.

"She was no different than the others. I believe they were charged with reckless endangerment and criminal trespassing," said Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney.

Morton County Sheriff's Department spokesman Rob Keller says Woodley was one of 27 protesters arrested Monday. She was also charged with engaging in a riot. Woodley has been an outspoken opponent of the $3.8 billion project.

With the Associated Press.

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