Jane Fonda, 83, calls for an end to offshore drilling during press conference with lawmakers after the devastating Huntington Beach accident
Jane Fonda attended a press conference where she called for an end to offshore drilling on Monday.
The actress, 83, was accompanied by several California state lawmakers including State Senators Dave Min (D) and Henry Stern (D).
Organizers put together the press conference after a recent oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach in California.
Fighting the good fight: Jane Fonda attended a press conference and called for an end to offshore drilling
Trying to make their message clear: Organizers put together the press conference after a recent oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach in California
Nearly 25,000 gallons of oil spilled in to the Pacific Ocean, the equivalent of 588 barrels according to US Coast Guard spokesperson Amy Stork.
The Grace and Frankie actress’ crusade against offshore drilling is just the latest in a long line of the activist’s causes.
Fonda recently called on restaurants to stop serving octopus to their customers.
Working with politicians: The actress, 83, was accompanied by a few California state lawmakers including State Senators Dave Min (D) and Henry Stern (D)
Catastrophe: A recent oil spill of 25,000 gallons off the coast of Huntington Beach brought the lawmakers to Southern California
Just her most recent fight: Fonda recently called for a boycott of restaurants that serve octopus because they are ‘sentient creatures and they are tremendously intelligent’
She said the animals were, ‘sentient creatures and they are tremendously intelligent.’
The 9 to 5 actress was also seen attending the LA Dance Project’s Annual Gala last week. The LA Dance Project is a non-profit that aims to inspire and educate individuals through dance.
Organizers raised more than $800,000 for their non-profit at this year’s event. The contributions to the organization will make up half of its operating budget for the upcoming year.
Ready for a ball: Fonda attended the annual gala for the LA Dance Project, an organization that seeks to inspire and educate people through dance
The star spent much of 2019 asking for climate changes. She was arrested five times that year alone.
Fonda still has a number of upcoming projects on the way.
Fonda will appear in Luck, an animated film that centers around secret good and bad luck organizations which have been warring for centuries.
The two-time Academy Award winner will also continue her work with her Grace And Frankie co-star Lily Tomlin in the film Moving On.
Working with an old friend soon enough: Fonda will appear with her Grace and Frankie co-star in the upcoming film Moving On