Written by Michelle Kretzer
How does Mad Men star Jessica Paré (aka "Megan Draper") keep her svelte figure? A vegetarian diet. Jessica
told People magazine, "It's
amazing what your diet can do for your skin." And Vincent Kartheiser isn't really a bad boy—he just plays one on TV. In real life, Vincent eats
Los Angeles chef Roy Choi gained fame for his Kogi BBQ food truck, but he has turned his back on meat,
earning him props from animal advocates and a slew of goodies from PETA.
And Scarlett Johansson credits vegan foods with helping her get ready for that Avengers bodysuit.
When vegan powerhouses collide: Catch the conversation that
everyone's favorite vegan former POTUS, Bill Clinton, had with Ellen DeGeneres and prepare to swell with vegan pride.
Disturbed at how Ukraine is cruelly killing stray animals before the Euro 2012 football championship, the always gorgeous vegetarian beauty
Pamela Anderson wrote to the president of the Union of European Football Associations imploring
him to support spaying and
neutering as a way to control animal overpopulation. Then, while she was in Mumbai, Pam
was so stricken by the plight of the many homeless dogs roaming India's streets
that she adopted one to join her family of rescued dogs.
Never one to miss an opportunity to
speak up for animals, Pam joined other celebrities in tweeting for them this
Keaton found an opportunity to promote animal adoption during an appearance on The Tonight Show. The witty star of the new film Darling Companion and longtime vegetarian introduced the audience to Clover, a dog up for
adoption, and said, "Clover looks like Jay … except without the chin."
The crooning voice of Enrique Iglesias was music to one dog's ears. The sultry singer expanded his dog family to
three, with a rescued German shepherd.
And country songbirds Kellie Pickler and Laura Bell Bundy both chose animal-friendly professions for their appearances on Great American
Country's Day Jobs. Sexiest
Vegetarian alum Kellie
worked at a sanctuary with elephants rescued from circuses and zoos, and PETA pal Laura prepped a homeless dog from Emmylou
Harris' animal shelter, Bonaparte's
Retreat, for her big "audition" for a potential adoptive family.
To keep up with what all your favorite
celebs are doing for animals, follow @PETA on Twitter.
hearing that Noel
Gallagher expressed excitement
about teaching his sons to "throw stuff at cows," Joan Jett called out the former Oasis frontman, stating:
guy is a putz! I am embarrassed he is Irish and from [the] same county as my
grandparents on my father's side. Maybe if this bully wants to throw things, he
should try throwing something at somebody who can fight back, like me."
keep you updated on whether Gallagher decides to pick on somebody from his own
species. Meanwhile, elsewhere in celebrityland, plenty of other stars are
throwing their support at animals, including
Alec Baldwin, who unveiled his new circus exposé for PETA at a news conference
in New York City.
Kellan Lutz revealed his PETA
billboard in Los Angeles to his Twitter followers in a picture that's worthy of its
own bedroom wall space.
other vampire/werewolf news, PETA buddies Famke Janssen and Eli Roth are
working together on Netflix's adaptation of the otherworldly novel Hemlock Grove. You can bet that this
will be an animal-friendly set.
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"animal-friendly" also describes the set that Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt shared while making Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Ewan told Conan O'Brien
that his rescued dog Sid loved going to work with him, and he even attached a
sidecar to his motorcycle for toting Sid along.
dog Bo Obama is always right in the middle of his family's adventures. Michelle Obama told David Letterman, "He
is my son. I have two girls and a boy."
Sophia Bush's US Weekly magazine list
of "25 Things You Don't Know About Me" includes her rescued pit bulls
Patch and Penny. Sophia has a huge heart for animals, and we hope all of her #LittleVoices join her in supporting
something that you may not have known about Diane Keaton: In her new memoir, Then Again, she talks about being a vegetarian for the past 25 years. Join
Diane in going vegetarian—order a free
vegetarian/vegan starter kit here, and help save animals, protect the environment, and
preserve your health.
Diamondbacks infielder Geoff
Blum announced that he did a vegan cleanse that helped
him drop 10 pounds and recover from knee surgery. We
hope his vegan adventure continues, so we're sending him a copy of Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness by
Robert Cheeke for tips on how to stay fit for the field on a plant-based diet.
up with the latest celebrity animal news by following @PETA on Twitter.
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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.