Hot New Pop Star Mika Newton Doesn’t Want Animals to Sing the Blues

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

When Randy Jackson saw Ukrainian sensation Mika Newton perform, he knew that her exuberant style would resonate with people in the States. And when PETA learned that Mika was a big animal advocate, we were instant fans.

“We came to the Earth like equal[s], animals and people,” Mika says.

Taking a cue from her debut single, “Don’t Dumb Me Down,” she asks people to use their heads and treat animals with respect in her interview with PETA:

Please follow Mika’s example and never be silent when using your voice could save animals from suffering.

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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