Shailene Woodley mulling congressional run
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Actress Shailene Woodley says she's not ruling out a future congressional bid.

Woodley, the star of the "Divergent" film series and HBO's "Big Little Lies," told The New York Times in an interview that a run for political office could be in her future.

"There was a point last year when I was working for Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee 2020 Dem contenders travel to key primary states After Florida school shooting, vows for change but no clear path forward MORE where I thought, 'Huh, maybe I’ll run for Congress in a couple years,'" she said. "And you know what? I’m not going to rule it out. Who knows? Life is big, and I’m young."


Woodley, 25, is an outspoken environmental activist, who backed Sanders, an independent U.S. Senator from Vermont, in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries. 

The actor was arrested last fall while protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. She struck a plea deal after the arrest, in which she agreed to plead guilty to one count of disorderly conduct and serve one year of unsupervised probation, according to TMZ.