Watch: Fur-Wearer Attacked by Dancing ‘Animals’ in Fashion Week Performance

Published by Heather Moore.

Masked “animals” sniffed, stalked, and bit a fur-wearer in front of Lincoln Center this afternoon. The animals—actually modern jazz dancers choreographed by James Koroni, the founder of Enforced Arch—carried the woman’s limp body off to mourn all the animals who were killed to make her fur coat.

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This “performance,” organized by PETA, will turn heads and provoke debate among the models, designers, and buyers who are in Manhattan for New York Fashion Week.

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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