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Hillary Clinton Supporter, “Suits” Actor Wendell Pierce Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting a Bernie Sanders Supporter



Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce

Actor Wendell Pierce has been arrested at an Atlanta hotel where he was a guest.

In a statement made available to The Hollywood Reporter, the Atlanta Police Department spokesman Donald Hannah says Pierce was arrested early Saturday morning at the Loews Atlanta Hotel and booked for battery. He posted $1,000 bond and was later released.

The actor is known for his television roles as Detective William “Bunk” Moreland on ‘The Wire’ and as Attorney Robert Zane in ‘Suits’.

Pierce is alleged to have gotten into a a physical altercation with a man and woman, reportedly a couple, at the hotel after a political dispute. As a Clinton supporter, he became upset when the woman declared her support for Bernie Sanders. He is also alleged to have pushed the man, grabbed the hair of the woman and smacked her in the head.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Alberto E. Rodriguez


  1. nwa nna

    May 16, 2016 at 10:32 am

    It’s really not that serious! No politicians is worth it in my opinion especially not madam Clinton.. This is coming from an independent voter 🙂

  2. Chinedu

    May 16, 2016 at 11:14 am

    Can you imagine this. Even if Hilary was a family member this would be too much talkless a stranger.

  3. ifeanyi ogbo

    May 16, 2016 at 11:46 am

    feel the bern bro! feel the bern!

  4. Philip clarkson

    May 16, 2016 at 9:42 pm

    So uncalled for!

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