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Lucy Lawless Arrested on an Oil Rig

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18:  Actress Lucy Lawless attends the STARZ Original Series "Spartacus: Vengeance" Premiere Event After Party at a private location on January 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for STARZ)

News broke over the weekend that Xena: Warrior Princess star Lucy Lawless was publicly protesting in her native New Zealand, having boarded an oil rig with six Greenpeace activists to oppose the rig's upcoming Arctic drilling expedition. (Even better? Lawless and the activists [your new band name] had positioned themselves atop the rig's 174-foot drilling tower.) Lawless's four-day, live-tweeted stand came to an end on Monday when police scaled the tower and arrested the protestors.

Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images