‘Wire’ Star Wendell Pierce Addresses Arrest

Monday, news broke that The Wire star Wendell Pierce was arrested for battery after allegedly assaulting an unidentified man and woman during a heated conversation on politics.

Pierce, who’s best known as Baltimore homicide detective Bunk Moreland on the Wire, was arrested at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, where he was staying as a guest, and booked and released on $1,000 bond.

Late Monday evening, Pierce took to Twitter to address the arrest.