Celebs Love the No. 1 New Release ‘Animalkind’! See What They’re Saying

Published by Katherine Sullivan.

The reviews are in, and it seems that folks love PETA President Ingrid Newkirk and bestselling author Gene Stone’s new book, Animalkind. So many people are singing its praises, including a few notable names. Find out what stars like Alec Baldwin, Mayim Bialik, and others think of the Amazon number one new release and how you, too, can get your hands on a copy.

Joker star Joaquin Phoenix can’t wait to read his copy.

“Just got my copy of one of the OV’s (original vegans) Ingrid Newkirk’s new book and I can’t wait to read it!” he wrote.

Comedian Paula Poundstone reads Animalkind aloud to her (very attentive!) animal companions.

“Quarantine Corner with @peta,” Poundstone wrote on Instagram.

Makeup artist Jillian Dempsey’s birthday wishes were granted when she received her copy of Animalkind. (P.S. Her makeup line is cruelty-free, and she’s a PETA Business Friend!)

“Thank you, @peta for sending #AnimalKind—it was at the top of my birthday wish list ♥,” Dempsey wrote on Instagram.

Comedian Kevin Nealon takes being vegan to a whole new level while he reads Animalkind.

“I love to eat while I’m reading, especially while reading Ingrid Newkirk’s latest book, ‘Animal Kind.’ A must read!” Nealon wrote on Instagram.

Actor and PETA friend Casey Affleck looks delighted with his copy of Animalkind.

“Have you gotten your copy of @IngridNewkirk’s latest book #Animalkind yet? #CaseyAffleck loves it! https://amzn.to/2QE8fCn,” we shared on Twitter, along with a photo of Affleck posing with his new book.

Actor Alec Baldwin loves it:

“Animalkind, the new book by @PETA president @IngridNewkirk, reveals how all animals are fascinating individuals who deserve respect. I highly recommend it,” he shared on Instagram.

It’s on actor Evanna Lynch’s reading list.

“Ooh I can’t wait to read this, congrats Ingrid!!” she wrote on Twitter.


Actor Elizabeth Turner is stoked by her gift copy of Animalkind.

“Wow @peta thank you for the gift … always excited to learn more about animals and the way we can be more compassionate towards them,” she shared on Instagram Stories.

Animalkind wouldn’t be what it is without The Big Bang Theory star and PETA friend Mayim Bialik.

“So honored to have written the foreword for this book!” she tweeted.


Actor Alan Cumming knows you’ll love the book as much as he did.

“My friend, @PETA president @IngridNewkirk wrote a book with fun facts like this one: The dung beetle uses the night sky to orient himself and return home with his bounty—the excrement of other animals, rolled into balls. Check it out!”

A copy of Animalkind found its way to sportscaster Bonnie-Jill Laflin’s doorstep.

“Thank you Ingrid for my gift,” she wrote on Instagram Stories.

Musician Davey Havok proved that he’s already kind with his sweet thank-you message.

“I greatly appreciate what you do and the thoughtful gift of the thoughtful book. Thanks again!” he wrote after sharing a photo of his copy of Animalkind on Instagram.

The B-52s’ Kate Pierson is looking forward to her new read.

“Can’t wait to read this new book by PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk! Yes animals just may be smarter than us!” she shared on Facebook.

Can't wait to read this new book by PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk! Yes animals just may be smarter than us! Ingrid Newkirk | Animalkind Dan Mathews PETA

Posted by Kate Pierson on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli’s reaction to the book was loud and clear.

“YES,” she tweeted.


Writer and producer Karah Preiss’ copy is already on its way!

“Wow very cool!! Would love to check this book out,” she wrote on Twitter.

In addition, NFL quarterback Cam Newton, model and actor Pamela Anderson, author Ariaa Jaeger, vegan race car driver Leilani Münter, and television writer Bryan Fuller, along with actors Holly Marie Combs, Mark Hamill, Theo Rossi, Mena Suvari, Elaine Hendrix, and Aubrey K. Miller, all “liked” PETA’s news about the book on Twitter.

See what all the fuss is about—order your copy of Animalkind today.

If you want to read all about the remarkable diversity of the animal world and the ways we humans can respect and protect it, we’ve got good news: There are many ways you can order and read the book. Order a copy on Amazon:

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

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