Wendell Pierce from The Wire was arrested and charged with simple battery on Saturday following a reported physical altercation — which allegedly stemmed from a political discussion turned heated.
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TMZ said the alleged incident took place early Saturday morning at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, where Wendell — who supports Hilary Clinton — talked with a female Bernie Sanders supporter, which reportedly angered the actor. Things allegedly ended with him pulling the woman's hair and smacking her head.
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The outlet added he was released on Sunday on a $1,000 bond.
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"[He] made no indication he was famous, nor did the officer inquire," Atlanta police Officer Donald T. Hannah told NBC, adding this was a "routine" arrest.
Both Wendell and the victim reportedly declined medical assistance following the incident.