The Wire star Wendell Pierce loses his Baton Rouge home to floods
The Wire actor Wendell Pierce's home has been destroyed by flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 11 years after his childhood home was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
The 52-year-old Louisiana native revealed the sad news on Twitter.
The Treme star's parents' home was damaged when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005.
He later tweeted phone numbers for the American Red Cross and Baton Rouge Food Bank.
A noticeably shaken Wendell called the destruction "a private pain" in a video posted at the beginning of the week by American website TMZ.