Famous vegetarians, part 1. Actors and musicians

Wikipedia about five hundred writers, artists, artists, scientists who refused to eat meat for one reason or another. In fact, of course, there are many more. Not everyone came to this right away, some chose a kill-free diet as a child, others came up with the idea of ​​vegetarianism later.

We are starting a series of publications about famous plant food lovers, and today we will talk about vegetarian artists and musicians.

Brigitte Bardot. French film actress and fashion model. Animal activist, she founded the Brigitte Bardot Foundation for the Welfare and Protection of Animals in 1986.

Jim carrey. One of the highest paid comedians in the US. Actor, screenwriter, producer, known for the films The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, The Truman Show. Interestingly, Jim became a vegetarian during the filming of Ace Ventura, where he played a detective specializing in the search for missing pets.

Jim Jarmusch. Film director and screenwriter, one of the main representatives of American independent cinema: “At some point I gave up drugs, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, meat and even sugar – all at once, to see how my body and soul would react, and what will return to me. I’m still a vegetarian and I love it.”

Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison. All members of the Beatles (except Ringo Starr) are vegetarians. The children of Paul and Linda McCartney (who is also a vegetarian), Stella and James, have not eaten meat since birth. Stella McCartney’s book of vegetarian recipes is coming out next year, and we’re talking about it.  earlier.

Moby. Singer, composer and performer. When asked why he became a vegetarian, he says: “I love animals and I am convinced that a vegetarian diet reduces their suffering. Animals are sensitive creatures with wills and desires of their own, so it is highly unfair to abuse them just because we can do it.”

Natalie Portman. Theater and film actress. She is best known for her participation in the films Leon (1994, debut role) and Closeness (2004, Golden Globe Award), as well as the prequel trilogy to Star Wars. Natalie decided to become a vegetarian when she was 8 years old after attending a medical conference with her father where doctors demonstrated the possibilities of laser surgery on a chicken.

Pamela Anderson. Actress and fashion model. She is an animal rights activist and member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Pamela became a vegetarian as a child when she saw her father kill an animal while hunting.

Woody Harrelson. Actor, starred in the film Natural Born Killers. Woody never worried about animal rights. But in his youth he suffered from severe acne. He tried many ways, but nothing worked. Then someone advised him to give up meat products, saying that all the symptoms would pass very quickly. And so it happened.

Tom York. Singer, guitarist, keyboardist, leader of the rock band Radiohead: “When I ate meat, I felt sick. Having stopped eating meat, I, like many others, thought that the body would not receive the necessary substances. In fact, everything turned out to be the opposite: I began to feel better. It was easy for me from the very beginning to give up meat, and I never regretted it.

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