A well-known British Internet resource dedicated to a healthy lifestyle, animal rights and human obligations in relation to nature has compiled a rating of 10 Vegetarian Stars in the UK. In fact, there are many more than ten of them – but these people are the most famous, their opinion is really listened to all over the world.
Sir Paul McCartney is perhaps the most famous vegetarian of our time. He often joins campaigns for the protection of animals and the environment around the world. For more than 20 years, The Beatles’ lead singer hasn’t touched bacon because he sees a live pig behind it.
“When I ate meat, I felt sick. Then I started dating a girl and wanted to impress her, so I pretended to be a veteran vegetarian. At first, like many others, I thought that the body would not receive the necessary substances, that I would get sick. In fact, everything turned out to be quite the opposite: I felt better, I stopped feeling sick. From the very beginning, it was easy for me to give up meat, and I never regretted it, ”says Thom Yorke, musician of Radiohead.
Stephen Patrick Morissey – alternative rock icon, smartest, most misunderstood, most revered, most underrated, most charming and latest English pop idol, the lead singer of The Smiths has been a vegetarian since childhood. In the tradition of vegetarianism, Morissey was raised by her mother.
According to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the Sexiest Vegetarian of 2006.
During the filming of the film “Help!” In the Bahamas, a Hindu gave each of the Beatles a copy of a book about Hinduism and reincarnation. Harrison’s interest in Indian culture expanded and he embraced Hinduism. Between the last tour of the Beatles in 1966 and the beginning of the recording of the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Harrison and his wife made a pilgrimage to India. There he took up the study of the sitar, met with a number of gurus and visited the holy places of Hinduism. In 1968, Harrison, along with other Beatles, spent several months in Rishikesh studying Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. That same year, Harrison became a vegetarian and remained so for the rest of his life.
As a teenager, Morissette struggled with anorexia and bulimia, blaming pressure from producers and managers. Once she was told: “I would like to talk about your weight. You won’t be successful if you’re fat.” She ate carrots, black coffee and toast, and her weight ranged from 45 to 49 kg. She called the treatment a long process. She became a vegetarian only recently, in 2009.
The musician, leader, vocalist and guitarist of Pearl Jam is known not only as a vegetarian, but also as an ardent animal advocate.
Joan Jett became a vegetarian not out of ideological convictions: her creative schedule is so tight that she could only eat late at night, and meat for a late meal is too heavy a meal. So she became a vegetarian “involuntarily”, and then got involved.
Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic
A popular American musician, known for his parodies of contemporary English-language radio hits, became a vegetarian after reading John Robbins’ bestseller Diet for a New America.
The English soul singer, poet and actress has been a vegetarian since birth. That’s how her parents raised her.