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Veteran Vegans Take Top Honors in Annual Contest
June 28, 2012
Wendy Wegner 202-483-7382
Los Angeles -- Their
combined 45 years of meat-free eating may have given Woody Harrelson and
Jessica Chastain the edge they needed to vault to the top of PETA's
annual Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities
contest. The vegan duo triumphed over a field of 100 of Hollywood's hottest
herbivores, despite facing stiff competition from Michelle Pfeiffer, Venus
Williams, Ben Stiller, Anne Hathaway, Bill Clinton, Michael
Clarke Duncan, Ellen DeGeneres, and Joaquin Phoenix, among
nominee Chastain, who wowed audiences in The Tree of Life and Take
Shelter, has been a vegetarian for 15 years and a vegan for five and even
had vegan fried chicken prepared for her on the set of The Help. "I
don't want to torture anything," she says. "[I]t's about trying to
live a life where I'm not contributing to the cruelty in the world …. While I
am on this planet, I want everyone I meet to know that I am grateful they are
It's no secret that
Harrelson—the acclaimed star of The Hunger Games, Rampart, and a
slew of other blockbuster films—is an advocate for animals and for the
environment. But when it comes to the health benefits of a vegan diet,
Harrelson—who recently celebrated his 50th birthday—lets his
body speak for itself. "I just let people see my energy and how strong I
stay," he says.
Millions of people
around the globe are embracing meat-free lifestyles in order to promote animal
welfare, combat environmental destruction, or better their own health. PETA
makes transitioning to a plant-based diet easy with the group's free
vegetarian/vegan starter kits, which are available here.
Previous winners of PETA's Sexiest
Vegetarian Celebrities contest include Kristen Wiig, Russell Brand,
Olivia Wilde, Carrie Underwood, Prince, Natalie Portman,
Shania Twain, Leona Lewis, André 3000, Tobey Maguire, and Alicia
For more information, please visit PETA.org or click here.
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