The Walking Dead's Laurie Holden describes her role in Colombian sex trafficking sting
Laurie Holden became famous playing the brave civil rights lawyer, Andrea, on the hit TV series The Walking Dead. But offscreen, the Canadian-raised actress recently took on the role of a lifetime. Earlier this year, she took part in an undercover operation that resulted in the rescue of 55 sex slaves in Colombia, some as young as 12. "I had a pretty good disguise — I had a wig and glasses," said Holden in an interview with CBC News. Her role in the sting was to keep the young girls distracted as armed authorities closed in on their traffickers.Watch her interview here, describing the sting and how they busted the traffickers in Colombia.