(DAILY MAIL) — Actress and left-wing activist Susan Sarandon has claimed she was recently denied security clearance for a visit to the White House – and that the government has been tapping her phone.

The Oscar winner, who has vehemently condemned the war in Iraq, made the claims on Sunday during a Q&A session at the Tribeca Film Festival – an 11-day event in New York’s Lower Manhattan.

One audience member asked whether Sarandon, who was answering questions alongside documentary filmmaker Michael Moore, believed she was under surveillance by the government.

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