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George Clooney Sudanese Protest: Actor Arrested, Twitter Reacts

Posted: 03/16/2012 12:24 pm Updated: 03/20/2012 12:29 pm

George Clooney Sudanese Protest

As news spread that George Clooney, his father and at multiple congressmen, were arrested outside of the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. on Friday, people took to social media to tweet their reactions.

From celebrities to on-the-scene reporters and devoted Clooney fans, Twitter was abuzz with plenty of reactions, ranging from tweets of support to live updates from the Sudanese embassy protest.

Read through the reactions below. How do you feel about Clooney's arrest?

Check out photos from the scene below.

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  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2R) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (L) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (C) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (L) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2R) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (C) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (C) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (C) is arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • George Clooney Addresses The Media After Meeting President Obama

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 15: Actor George Clooney (C) shakes hands with Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper (R) March 15, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. Clooney had meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss the current situations in Darfur, Sudan. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • George Clooney Addresses The Media After Meeting President Obama

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 15: Actor George Clooney (L) speaks to the media March 15, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. Clooney had meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss the current situations in Darfur, Sudan. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2nd R) and U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) (L) are arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (L) and his journalist father Nick Clooney (2nd L) are arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: (ALTERNATIVE CROP) Journalist Nick Clooney (L), his son actor George Clooney (2nd L) and U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) (2nd R) are arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2nd L) is arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Journalist Nick Clooney (2nd R), his son actor George Clooney (3rd R) and U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) (4th R) are arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: President of United to End Genocide Tom Andrews (L) pats actor George Clooney (3rd L) on the back as he is arrested with his journalist father Nick Clooney (R) and U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) (2nd L) by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2nd R) is arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney (2nd L) is arrested by members of the U.S. Secret Service Uniform Division during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Activists, Congressional members, human rights and faith leaders participated in a civil disobedience to protest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's blockading of food and humanitarian aid for a half a million people in Sudan's Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

  • DC Rally Protests Sudanese Regime's Food Blockade

    WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 16: Actor George Clooney waits to be arrested during a demonstration outside the Embassy of Sudan March 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. United to End Genocide, the Enough Campaign and Amnesty International held a rally to call on the United States and world leaders to stop the violence in South Sudan and prevent hundreds of thousands of people from starving. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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