2018 Just Started, and These Celebs and Influencers Are Already Vegan

Published by Danny Prater.

There’s never been a better time to go vegan. People everywhere are cutting meat, dairy “products,” eggs, and other animal-derived foods out of their diets in order to help animals, take charge of their health, and protect the environment. You can see this growing trend all over social media, where New Year’s resolutions have been on full display. A few of 2018’s newest vegan celebrities are using their platforms to speak out regarding their decision to make the switch.

Check out this list of people who have already gone vegan in 2018, and scroll down to find resources to help you go cruelty-free, too.


The multitalented musician took to Twitter to announce his commitment to animal-free eating with some adorable emojis.


He also released a video in which he explains his decision in depth:

will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas just went vegan 🌱 😛

Posted by VegansOfLA on Sunday, January 7, 2018

Sterling K. Brown

The recent Golden Globe winner was first inspired to go vegan last September after watching the Netflix documentary What the Health. (For the record, you should watch it, too.) And when the new year arrived, he told Bravo’s Andy Cohen that he’d made a very compassion resolution:


Young M.A

The rapper let her fans on Instagram know that her recent health transformation has been driven, in part, by her decision to cut out meat. She confirmed that she’s gone vegan, and her message will inspire others to make the switch in 2018.

Shaun King

Activist and author Shaun King is known for championing social justice, and that dedication now includes his food choices. He announced on Facebook that he’d gone vegan at the start of 2018.

On day 4 of being a vegan.

Posted by Shaun King on Friday, January 5, 2018

Join the #NewYearNewVegan Movement Today

You don’t need a massive social media following to go vegan—you just need the right tips and tools to get started. Luckily, you’ve come to the perfect place to find everything that you’ll need to go—and stay—vegan in 2018 and beyond. Just follow these easy steps:

What are you waiting for? Go vegan today!

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