Fonda recently told the Washington Post that she moved to D.C.so that she could be more active in urging for action against climate change, telling the publication, "We're going to engage in civil disobedience and we're going to get arrested every Friday".
Assuming she's released in time, Fonda will host online teach-ins on Thursday evenings that will include lectures from climate scientists and discussions about how environmental concerns overlap with social issues, in addition to her Friday protests, which will start every week at 11 a.m.
Jane Fonda's mugshot after her 1970 arrest.
Fonda isn't the first celebrity to be arrested for protesting, and she certainly won't be the last - it may not even be the last time she is arrested - but whatever the case, TGIF just got a lot more interesting.
The Capitol Police has confirmed to E!
"I realized that here is this young person who. she's not influenced by what other people think", Fonda said.
The 81-year-old actress and political activist was demonstrating to demand the government take action to battle climate change. "We don't have very much time, and it's really urgent".
'It so traumatized her that she stopped eating.
Jane Fonda was infamous for her protests against the USA government during the Vietnam War.
"So four months is what I could get", she said.
"I do not know Mr. Giuliani's motives for attacking me", she says.
While Fonda is an accomplished actress with multiple Oscars and Golden Globes, her career has also been followed by controversy.
"Unlike [with] my earlier activism, I have a hit series at my back".
"The image of Jane Fonda, Barbarella, Henry Fonda's daughter, sitting on an enemy aircraft gun was a betrayal", she said in 2005, "the largest lapse of judgment I can imagine".
"It's too late for moderation", she said.