Actor Wendell Pierce was arrested in Midtown Atlanta last night after getting into a fist fight with a couple at the Loews hotel....
According to TMZ Wendell, who is in Atlanta shooting a movie, struck up a conversation with a couple in the hotel lobby bar around 3am when the topic turned political.
Pierce is an avid Hillary Clinton supporter and the apparently the couple supports Bernie Sanders.
Anonymous sources claim the conversation became heated and Wendell pushed the man, grabbed the woman by the hair and smacked her in the head.
Local police have released few details beyond stating,
"The incident did not rise to anything significant, so no special notification was made...it was treated like any other arrest a patrol officer conducts. Mr. Pierce made no indication he was famous nor did the officer inquire."Pierce was booked on simple battery charges and released on $1000 bond. He has filed a cross complaint against the other man involved.