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Morrissey Says Bears Have Earned It Already, Baby

Written by PETA | August 3, 2010

Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe has earned kudos from the Mozfather himself for an opinion piece in the UK’s Times that blasted the killing of Canadian bears for the Queen’s Guards’ hats.



In a letter that ran in yesterday’s Times, Morrissey wrote, “I welcome Ann Widdecombe’s views on the depravity of bear-baiting in order to serve the vanities of the British Army Guards. … [T]here is no sanity in making life difficult on purpose for the Canadian brown bear, especially for Guards’ hats that look absurd in the first place, and which can easily be replaced by faux versions (thanks to the visionary Stella McCartney) with no death involved.”

Morrissey has made clear in no uncertain terms that he wants the Guards to switch to faux fur right away. Please, please, please help him get what he wants.

Written by Alisa Mullins

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  • A person says:

    The Canadian bears are shot because they must be regularly culled so they don’t become a threat to surrounding wildlife and the human population. So the hats are merely making use of a carcass that would otherwise be left to rot.

  • Lee says:

    AWESOME Morrissey! Such a logical well articulated clear statement. That’s what we need. Well done!!

  • Tina says:

    Well said as always Morrisey Just wish there were more people like you in the world.

  • Charlotte says:

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again Morrissey is truly wonderful. I’m glad he’s spoken out about this issue and once again helped to support all the fantastic work that PETA do. The slaughter of beautiful sentient animals for vanity is disgusting and inexcusable and it’s great to hear these truths expressed so eloquently by people such as him. Viva Moz.

  • Lauren Holt says:

    feels guilty for laughing at all the Anne Widecombe jokes on Mock the Week

  • Georgi says:

    As always here’s to you Morrissey for everything you do!

  • Carol says:

    This is cruel and unnecessary. Please stop killing innocent animals for stupid reasons. If they think they must wear these hats at least use faux fur.

  • debarshi says:

    high time that britan comes out of its fake aristocracy. killing bears for head gear how lame is that….. Morrissey way to go baby u rock ur d man

  • Birgit Glöckn says:

    Thanks Morrissey for your activties for PETA! I appreciate it very much. Ive been to one of your concerts here in Bremen where you allowed PETA to present themselves. Great!

  • angie viz says:

    MOrrissey ROCKS!!! I love you Esteban 3 FUR SUX!!!

  • Travert says:

    I’d heard about this aberrationit’s unacceptableperiod.It adds a sense of absurdity to the stupid folklore of the monarchy and of lots of traditions in many countries anyway.They rule the world and they’re despicable.

  • Chuck Oldman says:

    Surely it makes no common sense anymore let alone moral sense?

  • Mary says:

    My goodness Morrisey is sexy… I wish he would marry me. I just love his views on animal welfare and his music is immense so much amazingness in one man… I wonder if he’d go for an almost vegan honey lover…