HBO Sticks It to Animal Abuse

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Call it life imitating art. Fans who caught the latest episode of HBO’s Enlightened on Monday got a little more enlightened when PETA’s message popped up on the show. Executive producer, star, and PETA friend Mike White stuck it to cruelty when he stuck PETA stickers on the desk of character Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern). Here’s what the stickers, which were clearly visible throughout the scene, read:

In need of some illumination of your own? Read more about the leather industry and dissection on PETA’s website, and see the stickers’ appearance in the new episode of Enlightened on HBO Go.

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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