Which Celebs Are Vegetarians/Vegans And Why?

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A PETA brochure I picked out of a box like Alicia Silverstone's baby picks food out of her mouth told me the answer.

It's everyone from Alicia to Pamela Anderson to the Dalai Lama, with stops along the way for black swan Natalie Portman ("I really, really love animals") and ex-Spider-Man Tobey Maguire ("I just never really liked meat").

Here are some of the most persuasive quotes from world-class veggie eaters:


Sir Paul McCartney:

"Even little chickens suffer pain and fear, experience a range of feelings and emotions, and are as intelligent as mammals, including dogs, cats, and even some primates."

Alicia Silverstone: "Since I've gone vegetarian, my body has never felt better and my taste buds have been opened up to a whole new world. I invite you to join me in living a healthy, cruelty-free lifestyle."

Pamela Anderson: "Chickens, pigs, and other animals? They are interesting individuals with personalities and intelligence!"

Alec Baldwin: "Every time we sit down to eat, we make a choice. Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for animals. Do it for the environment, and do it for your health."

Russell Simmons: "Chickens raised for food today are covered in excrement, they're diseased, and they're drugged up with all sorts of toxins that you are ingesting if you eat chickens. I have been a vegan for many years."

James Cromwell: "So-called farms today treat animals like so many boxes in a warehouse, chopping off portions of beaks and tails and genitals with no painkillers at all, inflicting third-degree burns repeatedly by branding cows, ripping out the teeth of pigs, and just a horrible catalog of abuses that, if done to dogs or cats, would be illegal on grounds of animal cruelty." And he was in Babe!

And finally, his Holiness, the Dalai Lama: "It was the death of a chicken that finally strengthened my resolve to become vegetarian. ... I find it unacceptable that violence is the basis of some of our food habits."


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14 comments
SAM132
SAM132

God you're so selfish.  I get the whole eating meat lifestyle shoved down my throat every single day.  Not much choice for me then.  Get your head out of your arse you vile troll and think about the environment not just the cruelty.  You really are an ignorant bunch.  If you dont like it dont bloody well read it.

Robert
Robert

What prigs me is that all these people act like giving up meat is a courageous decision and everyone who hasn't become 'enlightened' to it is a vile troll. You give it up, fine, just don't try to rub my nose in it when I want a thick burger with fries.  You stopped eating the flesh of animals, you're not out rescuing every single baby chick from the mean old alley cat. It's a personal decision, stop telling me about it and live your life. I'm not a murderer because I like sausage with my sauerkraut. And stop laying naked in the street, I might get the wrong idea and slather you in mustard and onions.

anonTWO
anonTWO

I agree. We would all be better human beings if we gave up killing other animals to "sustain" our own miserable lives but what has that to do with Silverstone pretending she is a seagull with her kid?

Miko
Miko

Many of us may agree, but the choice is very difficult. I think I'd need a lobotomy or electroshock therapy to permanently escape my enculturation...

BROADWAYSHOWBIZ
BROADWAYSHOWBIZ

I tell you I am starting to eat less meat. Trader Joe's fat free refried beans are a pretty good meat alternative but you know what they say about beans. Windows always need to be opened when eating beans.....I can live without meat but I am sorry I could never live without sushi, turkey, chicken every now and then. I could go without hamburger.

Ickabod
Ickabod

Andree 3000 doesn't want to hurt the poor little chickens--just the gays.

latenitebump
latenitebump

 you mean he´s not gay? dam!

Ickabod
Ickabod

Well, some homophobes are closet gays, so maybe.

latenitebump
latenitebump

he´s even a homophobe! wow! such revelations!does erika badu know about all of this? i know she had some stress with andre, too, in the past but i think it was over their son seven.

latenitebump
latenitebump

cyndi lauper. 80-ties.angela bassett for health and beautyandre 3000 outcast he´s differentbelinda carlisle californianina hagen cause she did that record don´t kill the animals.rupaul to keep her figure

Ickabod
Ickabod

That picture of Alicia S feeding her kid thru her mouth slays me every time.

Parvenu
Parvenu

Pamela Anderson: Pigs have personalities and intelligence!" Yeah, except Tommy Lee.

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