Written by Michelle Kretzer
Presidential debate moderator Candy Crowley likes getting
into meaty issues—but not into meat. Maybe it was her vegetarian diet that gave
her enough energy to keep the candidates in line?
Newly vegan Kristen Bell doesn't miss an opportunity to advocate for animals—and she doesn't miss dairy products,
either. "[H]onestly, there are so many good substitutes available now that
I really don't miss anything," she
told Shape magazine. Kristen also
mentioned that as much as she loves sloths, she would never keep one because,
she says, "I don't support the exotic animal trade."
agrees. She told Jimmy
Fallon, "I am completely against people having exotic animals as pets. This is completely, completely wrong."
Gushing about her passion for rescue, she rattled off all the animals who
inhabit her estate, adding, "See, I had no husband, no children. I only
had my animals, and I'm not going to get rid of them just because I fell in
love, and, you know, motherhood. "
realizes that exotic animals don't belong behind bars, either. The funnyman got
serious when asked how he
feels about zoos, saying, "I used to be for it. Now I'm against it. I don't love
zoos; I've taken my kids to them but I saw that documentary a couple of years
ago, The Cove, and that affected me in terms of knowing how these
dolphins get into these dolphin parks. So I stopped supporting them." What else have Stiller and his family
stopped supporting? The meat
and dairy industries—Stiller and his wife, Christine Taylor, are vegan and are helping
their kids embrace veganism, too.
The winner of RuPaul's Drag Race,
Sharon Needles, embraced flesh of the human variety for her Halloween-themed pro-vegetarian ad
for PETA. Drag royalty Lady
Bunny was one of the multitude of folks speaking up for animals on Twitter this week,
posting her excitement about the new ad:
knows that sometimes you need a little more than 140 characters, so he is
devoting his Facebook page to the protection of whales, orcas, seals, and penguins. The actor asked for support for the Antarctic Ocean Alliance, which aims to
create "the world's largest network of marine protected areas."
is ready to take her advocacy for horses face to face: She invited New York
City Council Speaker Christine
Quinn on a date! Pam is set to host a gala that will benefit the campaign to replace horse-drawn
carriages with eco-friendly replicas of classic cars, and she thinks that if
Quinn attends, the speaker will reconsider her support of the horse-drawn carriage industry.
To keep up with what your favorite stars
are doing for animals, follow
@PETA on Twitter.
Pfeiffer is known for three decades of film and television roles, Oscar nominations and
a Golden Globe, her stunning and ageless beauty, and, now, her cruelty-free diet. She told Dr. Sanjay Gupta on CNN that the evidence pointing to the healthfulness
of a vegan diet is so clear that "I couldn't not listen to it."
Williamson, aka "Miss Maine USA," might not have snagged the tiara at the Miss
USA pageant, but she captured a lot of hearts for promoting vegetarian eating.
Pink's heart belongs to her daughter, Willow Sage, whose first birthday party the
singer celebrated with an adorable three-tier vegan cake shaped like baby blocks.
The book that's veganizing the world, Skinny Bitch, will soon be veganizing the fiction section as well when the new novel Skinny Bitch in Love hits shelves.
Who is likely to be celebrating by
vegetarian Fiona Apple's side when her new album comes out this month? Her rescued pit bull mix, Janet, who
is her constant companion.
Bush added a new rescued pit bull mix to her family, and PETA helped her welcome
little Griffin with toys, treats, and our "Mutts
DiCaprio is jumping in to save fins. The actor helped get a ban on shark-finning passed in California, and now he's set his sights on getting a similar bill
passed in New York.
To keep up with what the stars are doing
for animals, follow @PETA on Twitter.
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and former Leonardo
DiCaprio flame Bar Refaeli is catching heat for posing in fur for clothing company Bel Air, especially in
light of the proposed fur ban in Israel. Honorary PETA Director Pamela Anderson sent
Refaeli a letter explaining,
"You probably weren't aware that numerous undercover investigations have
revealed that foxes, minks, coyotes, and rabbits—and even cats and dogs—are bludgeoned, genitally electrocuted, and
often skinned alive for their pelts." Pam asked Refaeli,
model to model, to raise the bar on ethical fashion and dump fur.
But Refaeli insisted that there had been a titanic
mistake, telling an Israeli publication that Bel Air had lied to her and said
the fur was fake. Then she took to Twitter, posting, "I think its time
2 get it straight! i'm against fur! the truth of the matter is that on the
shoot day i was told the fur is FAKE!"
Considering the lies that the fur industry tells about how animals are killed, it's
not surprising that fur-mongers would finagle Refaeli into donning pelts.
model of compassion and bar
fur from your closet. Lookin' at you, Blake Lively…
Written by Michelle Sherrow
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