Channing Tatum and a Twerking Carrot. You’re Welcome.

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Not since Justin Timberlake brought it on down to “Veganville” on Saturday Night Live has dancing plant food elicited so many cheers. PETA’s Chris P. Carrot led our float at the Capital Pride festival in Washington, D.C., this weekend, and he brought down the house:

You would think the folks on our float at the L.A. Pride festival across the country couldn’t compete with that—but then Channing Tatum took a picture with our float, and they were back in the game.

The women of the San Fernando Valley roller derby team were a huge hit as they skated around passing out information and stickers to people at L.A. Pride. And our booths at both festivals were swarmed by thousands of people who wanted to know more about PETA and how to support our “Rights for All” campaign to end cruelty.

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Check out our booths at upcoming Pride events in San Francisco, Atlanta, New York, and Hampton Roads, Virginia. You never know who might show up.

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