Written by PETA
… to the meat of the countless cows, chickens, pigs, and other animals who suffer immensely because of her flesh fixes. So PETA is offering to help pay for Lindsay Lohan's recovery from substance addiction—if she gives up meat. We're also sending her the DVD "Glass Walls," narrated by Sir Paul McCartney, and our vegetarian/vegan starter kit.
If she takes us up on our offer, Lindsay is certain to benefit too. In the U.S., eating animal-derived products exposes consumers to antibiotics, steroids, hormones, pesticides, E. coli, fecal matter, and other potentially harmful substances. A clean vegan diet can provide all the nutrients that a person needs—and all the fabulous flavors that a person wants—minus the unhealthy contaminants, saturated fat, and cholesterol that are found in animal flesh, eggs, and dairy. Plus, vegans have stronger immune systems than meat-eaters—and stay leaner than bacon and egg lovers.
And, of course, a crucial part of any recovery is showing charity to others. There's no better way to be kind to thinking, feeling animals, the Earth, and one's own body—three times a day—than by kicking an addiction to animal-derived products.
Sound mind, sound body—sounds great! We hope, hope, hope that Lindsay takes us up on our offer, but we also realize that addictions are hard to shake. Her many fans are watching every step she takes, so if she agrees to give up meat, she'll not only help herself but also the many people she influences. We'll let you know what she decides.
Written by Karin Bennett
Very disappointed PETA. I thought you new better then to do this, speccialy to her. let her get her money somewhere else and put the money that the good people donate to ACCTUALY use, and not on drugs and alcy.
I just feel that Lindsay has soooo much money on her own, she could very well pay for rehab by herself. I would feel better about PETA helping her financially to give up fur and leather and exotic skins, personally, because lots of influentially celebrities are vegetarian, but I never hear of celebrities (that aren't affiliated with PETA) that take stands against the cruelty in fashion. Either way, it seems like a waste to me because anything PETA could give her would seem like pocket change compared to her own wealth. Let's pay an everyday person that's dying from being so obese to go vegan - that to me is the epitome of food addiction.
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