Patricia Arquette thanks Mueller at SAG Awards
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An unlikely public figure got a shout-out from actress Patricia Arquette during the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards: Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerSchiff: Trump acquittal in Senate trial would not signal a 'failure' Jeffries blasts Trump for attack on Thunberg at impeachment hearing Live coverage: House Judiciary to vote on impeachment after surprise delay MORE.

The outspoken performer thanked Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, while accepting a SAG award on Sunday for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series” for her role in “Escape to Dannemora.”

After thanking her fellow nominees and family, Arquette expressed gratitude for the former FBI director.

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“Thank you Robert Mueller,” Arquette, 50, told the audience, “and everyone working to make sure that we have sovereignty for the United States of America.”

The former “Medium” star has been a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE, calling him “dangerous” and railing against his administration’s environmental policies, saying in 2017, “rolling back all these climate regulations… we’re going to pay a huge price for that.”