A Little Bird Told Us … Hollywood Gossip

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TMZ founder Harvey Levin is the breaking celebrity news—he’s newly vegetarian and no longer wears leather. It’s likely that Levin’s love of animals caused him to make the switch. He’s “deeply into animal rescue” and says that the last time he cried was when his beloved dog, Floyd, passed away.

All aboard! Ozzy Osbourne is riding the vegan train after watching the documentary Forks Over Knives. When Russell Brand watched it, the reigning Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity opted to become the Sexiest Vegan.


You wouldn’t expect anything less than healthy and delicious when Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi partner with Chrissie Hynde for a new vegan restaurant, and that’s just what you’ll get with vegan celeb chef Tal Ronnen preparing the menus. He’s a busy guy—he’s also bringing his vegan flair to LYFE Kitchen restaurant as co-executive chef, alongside Oprah’s former chef, Art Smith.  

Vegetarian singer Kate Bush wanted to let her fans know in advance of her forthcoming album, 50 Words for Snow, that she wears 50 kinds of faux in the snowy photo shoot because she’s sure her fans “feel the same way as I do about wearing real fur.”

Fellow musician Helen Marnie of Ladytron made no bones (or pelts) about the group’s refusal to wear fur in an interview with Rolling Stone. “[F]ur—be it rabbit, fox, mink, whatever—is totally out of the question,” she says.

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Written by Michelle Sherrow

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