‘Runaway’ to the Movies Tonight

Published by PETA.

To say that we’re stoked to see The Runaways, which hits theaters nationwide today, is an understatement. While The Runaways may have been “Born to Be Bad,” their iconic frontwoman and longtime vegan Joan Jett is all compassion. (Of course, there are also the much-buzzed performances by Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning to look forward to). To celebrate the release of The Runaways, we’re revisiting a Joan Jett classic—the “veggie testimonial” that she filmed for us while recording her latest album, Sinner.


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If this is part of Joan’s “Bad Reputation,” I don’t think I want to be good.

Have you already seen The Runaways? Give us your review: We’d love to know what you think about the movie.

Written by Logan Scherer

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