Actor Wendell Pierce, most known for his role as Bunk Moreland in the HBO series â€œThe Wire,â€ was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly attacked a woman for being a Bernie Sanders supporter.
grabbed a womanâ€™s hair and smacked her head for backing Sanders, sources told TMZ.
He’d been at the Loews Hotel talking with the woman and her boyfriend at about 3:30 a.m. on Saturday when the discussion turned to an argument in which he allegedly grabbed a woman’s hair and smacked her head for supporting Bernie Sanders.
Atlanta police arrested Hillary-supporting Pierce and charged him with battery.
He was booked into Fulton County jail before being released on a $1,000 bond.