Written by Alisa Mullins
on—you know we couldn't let Justin Timberlake's performance at the White House go unmarked by a tribute to
his immortal Saturday Night Live skit in which he (literally) sang the praises of vegan eating:
Are you thinkin'
about your he-ealth,
oh, oh? Then veg out! No meat, so chic.
Written by Michelle Kretzer
You've watched the video of Justin Timberlake's "Veganville"
skit on Saturday Night Live 20 times, posted it on Facebook, and tweeted the link. But do you have the
shirt? The Passionate Vegan Personal Chef Service is offering "Bring It on Down to
Veganville" shirts for everyone who can't get enough of the dancing tofu (which is pretty much
And if you're looking for some more
animal-friendly awesomeness to retweet this week, might we offer a few
Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone are getting in
on the vegan action, too. The duo, along with Bill Gates, is offering financial backing to companies that are creating innovative new faux meats and nondairy products.
Will The Bachelor's Sean Lowe's bride-to-be, Catherine
Giudici, be having her wedding in Veganville? We're hoping to see the vegan blogger and
her beau throw a cruelty-free
celebration for their
And Glen Davis is making vegan magic. Well, more accurately, he's making the Magic vegan. The Orlando Magic forward
made the switch for his health, and PETA sent him a vegetarian/vegan starter kit, a "Glass Walls"
DVD, and some cookbooks to get him well on his way to making up his own dance ode to one of his new
favorite foods: tofu.
may have us all dancing in the grocery store aisles soon. Not content to rest
on his laurels after opening one of L.A.'s hottest new eateries, the all-vegan restaurant Crossroads
this weekend, he is now crafting his own line of vegan artisanal cheeses, Kite Hill Cheese.
Soon, we can snack on Kite Hill Cheese
and crackers while we watch one of our other best buds, Tim Gunn, help the Project Runway designers "make it work." When Us
Weekly interviewed him for its "25 Things You Don't Know About Me"
column, of course Tim worked in a plug for animals: "I love dogs,
loves dogs, too, as evidenced by how he's bonding with his canine costar on the
set of Animal Rescue. Ecorazzi reports
that "the film will not only bring up animal abuse issues, but problems
surrounding pit bulls in animal shelters."
To keep up with what all your favorite
stars are doing for animals, follow
@PETA on Twitter.
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