Written by Michelle Kretzer
actor Michael Clarke
Duncan from The Green Mile is keeping his
mile-high frame in shape with a green vegetarian diet. The star of the new
show The Finder is also a huge animal lover!
pal Russell Simmons
tweeted about the
letter that we sent to his pal Dr. Dre regarding his ear
atrocities, while Ashley Judd was busy asking her Twitter followers not to
Great Ape Protection and
Cost Savings Act has a new ally—Harry's Law. A recent episode
tackled the issue of whether apes could be defined as persons under the law,
with Kathy Bates' character arguing, "Apes are a lot less inhuman than we
would like to think....There's a qualitative shift happening in the way we view
the animal world, especially when it comes to apes."
Carrie Underwood always views the animal
world as deserving protection. When she spotted an injured dog on the highway, she pulled over, bundled
up the dog, and gently loaded her into the car. After the animal received emergency
veterinary care, Underwood took the dog to her house to recover and cried when
she had to say goodbye after finding the pup an adoptive home.
Underwood was PETA's
Sexiest Vegetarian of 2005, and plenty of other sexy stars have turned heads to
change hearts. Check out the Mirror's ranking of PETA and our affiliates' top naked
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.