Zuccotti Park Cleared Out: Occupy Wall Street Supporting Celebs Speak Out (TWEETS)
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As the New York City Police Department raided the Occupy Wall Street encampment at Zuccotti Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning, protestors scattered and reassembled, undeterred at what they saw as a violation of their First Amendment rights. Many have reassembled at the city's Foley Square, and others have marched through the city.
While Occupy Wall Street has never been about celebrity, many Hollywood stars have visited and voiced support for the movement and its stance against the radicalization of income inequality. And so as the events unfold in New York, celebrities have been chiming in with both outrage at Mayor Bloomberg for okaying the ouster, as well as admiration for and continued commitment to the protestors on the ground.
Here are a number of those celebrity tweets, including messages from Alec Baldwin, Russell Simmons and Mark Ruffalo; we'll add more as they come in.