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Pamela Anderson Turns Down Axe Body Spray $$$

Written by PETA | April 6, 2007

Pam.jpgThis week, the folks at Unilever—the parent company for Axe Body Spray—learned the hard way that you can’t perform nasty animal experiments for your product and have Pamela Anderson star in your ad campaigns. It’s really one of those “one or the other” situations—both is just greedy. And, of course, it’s worth mentioning that maiming and killing animals when you trawl out a new product is a singularly unpleasant way of carrying on in the first place.

Anyway, here’s the letter that the wonderful Pamela wrote to Unilever asking them to get their heads out of their … um, out of the sand, and move their testing policy into the 21st century. Pamela, I know I’ve said this before, but I love you.

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P.S. Click here for the full list of PETA—and Pam—approved companies that don’t test on animals.

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  • Amy says:

    Pam rocks !

  • pamela says:

    pam yea! DX

  • Ciara says:

    Man Pam. You’re a gorgeous blonde chick and this is coming from a brunette who’s only 12. I am now going to go veg because I find that if I’m on PETA saying all of this Antiabuse stuff and I eat meat who am I? A jerk. That’s what. Go PAM! You make stupidclubbing Canada my Country look GLAM!

  • sarah says:

    I loved AXE TOO STUPID PEOPLE WHO TEST ON POOR LIL CREATURES.

  • KerryH says:

    Actually I just read an article saying that Amanda Bynes is now the new spokesmodel for Vaseline.. Does Peta know about this.. Are they going to mention it to Ms Bynes?

  • Kerry says:

    Well I just read an article that says Amanada Bynes is the new spokesperson and model for the Vaseline line of products.. Somehow I think this kid dosen’t even know they use animals to test their product.. At least I would like to think she dosen’t

  • Linda says:

    I do not buy Unilever products and wrote to tell them why animal testing and got this reply. I’m trying to read between the lines to see what I’m missing…it sounds like they aren’t doing it except where legally bound by certain countries so they should out of those countries in my opinion. Basically I’m looking for clarification on this letter and couldn’t find another option on the PETA site to do so. Not necessary to forward it to the blog but just need some insight We are pleased to say that Unilever Canada does not test any of its home or personal care products on animals in keeping with an earlier pledge we made to eliminate such testing whenever possible. Unilever Canada is committed to the elimination of animal testing. We are equally committed to consumer and customer health and safety and to the safety of our workforce and the environment. Globally in Unilever nonanimal testing is the rule and animal testing is the exception. Unilever does not undertake animal testing or commission others to do such testing on our behalf unless it is absolutely necessary to meet our health safety and environmental obligations or it is demanded by government regulators or other official bodies. Before any animal testing is carried out our internal control procedures require senior management to certify in writing that there is no other way of proceeding. We do not test finished home or personal care products on animals unless demanded by the regulatory authorities in the few countries where this is the law. In such cases we still try to convince the local authorities to change the law. The safety of Unilever products is assured by rigorous procedures using data from suppliers the results of previous assessments and the most uptodate information from the scientific literature available in the public domain. Our product development relies to a great extent on our ability to predict the safety of products.

  • Lisa E says:

    THanks Pam for taking a stand!

  • Susanne says:

    Thanks Pam for standing up for all the animals that can’t stand up for themselves.

  • Joey Alcantara (PHI) says:

    Pamela ROCKS!!! You’re truly a Great Animal Saver.

  • Malorie says:

    YES!!! that was a great thing you did. Maybe that’ll encourage them to stop?

  • SN says:

    Fantastic! Love you Pam for your tireless efforts to help animals!

  • Beth says:

    You are the cat’s meow Pam!

  • Marla says:

    It really inspires me that someone who is that rich isnt all wrapped up in money. I love her! I never had respect for her until now. I cannot believe she turned them down! It is really inspirational. It definitely gives the hope that one day no animal will harmed.

  • Agda Zwarg says:

    Pamela Anderson Thank you so much for being this wonderful person! You are an angel!

  • Nia says:

    Never thought such an angular brunette girl could have no animosity whatsoever for a busty blonde. Thank You Pam!

  • patricia hatton says:

    Your undying protection of animals makes me proud to also be a Canadianthank you xoxoxoxoxo

  • Marjorie Hass says:

    Way to go Pam. Sure wish everyone had a heart like you do.

  • Lynda says:

    Much love to you Pamela! At last a celebrity with ethics. Thanks so much for all the work you do you are an angel!

  • Anna Kotaki says:

    Bravo Pamela! A great action by a great heart and mind. Excellent!

  • Sonja says:

    Beauty character charisma…Pamela’s got it all! And much more brains than all those who try to label her a “dumb blonde”.

  • Paula Luna says:

    People like Pamela give us hope in a better future for our best friends! Its a tough fight but each one can do something and Pam is doing a lot for animals rights! Pamela keep going we need you to SPEAK UP LOUD AND CLEAR!

  • Fred Correa says:

    Darn. Another day I learn some favorite stuff is made upon animal suffering. Just bought a 15 fl. oz. Axe Stigmata only to stuff it in the garbage can after reading Unilever does animal testing. Gotta take that list in the pocket.

  • marie keefe says:

    Dear Pam Meow meow woof woof! Thanks Pam for defending our beautiful babies.If we don’t who will? Marie

  • Teresa says:

    Way to go Pam!

  • Anna says:

    Pamela you’re an angel. XOXO!!

  • Lynn James says:

    Pamela we thank you and the animals thank you so very much for all your great work. You’re a wonderful person! God Bless you and your family. Lynn

  • Lorie says:

    And people say she’s a dumb blonde!? Whatever!

  • Pat says:

    Good job Pam.

  • Anita says:

    Yay Pam!!

  • Rosa Hollmann says:

    All the artists should think and help the animals this way!! Great and Sweet Pamela!!

  • Angel says:

    That’s our girl! If only more celebs had compassion and inner as well as outer beauty like Pam! We love you Pamela!

  • elainna says:

    Beautiful and smart??!! No wonder the men and women love her.. She out there and speaks the truth always. She’s my idol… Thank you Pammie..

  • Stephanie Fetzer says:

    Pamela girl you’re my rolemodel!!! I love you so much! I love animals so much and I think we all know that when I say thanks for being you it’s not just from me it’s from all animal lovers and it’s from anaimals too accept they just can’t literally say it I thank god for people like you and god bless you sweetheart!!!!

  • Niranjan says:

    Pam is the most SWEETEST lady on Earth! I really luv her sooo much! Hats off to Pam! For Animal Rights!

  • Liz says:

    Pam you are my hero and inspiration! Way to go!!! My life has changed so much since I watched your video on KFC. 2 weeks later I am 5 pounds lighter and I only wish I went veg earlier. I don’t get it… how can some people prance around in Burberry and COACH purses and still be selfproclaimed “animallovers”? I will continue to follow your example! Liz

  • Tracy says:

    Thank you Pam for sticking up for the animals. You’re an angel!

  • kelly says:

    You gotta love Pam!! That’s a lady with integrity!!

  • DaliyVeg Editor says:

    Pam is awesome. No wonder Borat wants to marry her.

  • Nilmaris says:

    Way To Go!!!

  • Daniella says:

    As usual Pam you are amazing. Way to go!!!!

  • Mike says:

    If only the girls I know could reject me with such class.

  • Michele says:

    Pam is awesome! Let’s hope that more and more celebrities follow her example!

  • John Carmody says:

    She is so amazing for animals pam you ROCK!!!!

  • Mirella says:

    Pam is such a great person! Love her she has a big heart full of love for animals and thats why she deserves the best!

  • Sarah H says:

    Pamela totally rocks!

  • Canaduck says:

    Whoa nice one Pam.

  • doug says:

    She’s the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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