Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ Upstaged?

Published by PETA.

I’m willing to bet my last Marry Me bar that there isn’t a person on the planet who would call PETA India’s new “Lettuce Lady” ad featuring actor Lara Dutta anything less than exquisite:


Lara Dutta


We know that a vegan diet benefits animals, the environment, and human health. And one of the easiest ways to eat a balanced diet is to think in Technicolor—just about every color of the rainbow appears at your local produce stand. Have you ever considered that you never see green at the meat counter, just blood red and marbled-fat white?

Here’s another bet I’d be willing to make: While most people could admire this image for hours, show them these photos, and they’ll quickly turn away shuddering. That sort of gut reaction must mean something.

Written by Karin Bennett

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind