Alicia Silverstone Since ‘Clueless’: Compassionate Champion for Animals

The Internet is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of Clueless, which made star Alicia Silverstone a fan favorite. She’s made her mark as an actor, author, entrepreneur, and impassioned voice for animal rights. So we’re celebrating some of the great things that Alicia does for animals.

She’s a longtime vegan.

She has an entire Pinterest board dedicated to her love and respect for animals and animal rights.

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She joined PETA to expose the horrendous cruelty to animals in the down industry. She isn’t afraid to call out companies that aren’t cruelty-free.

She’s started an entire movement from a place of compassion. From cookbooks to parenting and lifestyle hacks, her website has it all so that you can live the kind life.

Alicia Silverstone book cover

Do your part for your health and for animals. It’s never too early (or late) to make the kind, smart choice to eat a plant-based diet, giving your health a boost and sparing animals unnecessary suffering. And it’s never been easier to give up meat, eggs, and dairy products—there are countless compassionate options in grocery stores and restaurants across the country. PETA also has hundreds of free, delicious vegan recipes to try!

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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