Exclusive Interview With Mario

Published by PETA.

Mario knows what it’s like to be on top—his new album, D.N.A., has been climbing the charts—but his compassion keeps him grounded. That’s why this Billboard Music Award–winning R&B crooner is baring his “Soul Truth” tattoo (and his chest) in a sexy new “Ink, Not Mink” ad. And in a PETA Files exclusive interview, the soulful singer opens up about his lifelong love of animals, explains how an animal is killed for every piece of fur that is produced, and even serenades us with an impromptu tune:


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Follow Mario’s melodious lead by pledging to be fur-free forever.

Written by Logan Scherer

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