Written by PETA
might be the genesis of a new era in animal rights: Wearing nothing but her
long, flowing hair, Angela
Simmons—devout Christian, founder of Pastry,
and niece of longtime PETA supporter Russell Simmons—made the poignant revelation
that eating meat is wholly unholy in a new ad for PETA.
want to open people's eyes up. … If this is where I can find my niche to come
and help, I want to help,"
unveiled the ad to an enthusiastic crowd at Manhattan's Paramount Hotel
last night, including her uncle Russell, whose vegan lifestyle inspired her own,
Ami James, Simone Reyes, and other animal-loving VIPs, while enjoying
music by Samantha Ronson (who wore a "no fur" button
believes that God's creatures
deserve love and compassion, not abuse on factory farms and painful slaughter. "I
really want people to know what happens to animals … I think it's important we
can follow Angela's advice and take action today by ordering a free vegetarian/vegan starter kit. And we
promise it's not a sin to covet the delicious recipes you'll find on our Living page.
Written by Michelle Sherrow
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