Stars Join Animals Asia to Save the Moon Bears

Stars Join Animals Asia to Save the Moon Bears Dec 7, 2021

Global superstars including Dame Judi Dench, Russell Crowe, Ricky Gervais, Sir Paul McCartney, Joaquin Phoenix, William Shatner and Richard Gere have come together to support Animals Asia taking a big step towards saving the Asiatic black bear (aka moon bear) species from extinction in Vietnam. More
Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals

Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals Jun 14, 2021

On Thursday evening nearly 1,000 animal advocates watched actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals virtual Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala Jun 8, 2021

On June 10 actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
Celebrities and Musicians Join EARTH DAY LIVE to Spur Climate Action

Celebrities and Musicians Join EARTH DAY LIVE to Spur Climate Action Apr 21, 2020

Starting on April 22nd, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, celebrities will join activists, politicians, and artists for Earth Day Live, a three-day live stream and online mobilization led by youth climate leaders. More
Jane Fonda and Greenpeace to Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone

Jane Fonda and Greenpeace to Bring Fire Drill Fridays to Climate Impact Zone Mar 2, 2020

After last month’s launch of the iconic Fire Drill Fridays protests in Los Angeles, Jane Fonda and Greenpeace USA are bringing Fire Drill Fridays to Wilmington, California, a community at the very heart of the climate crisis. More
Jane Fonda Brings Iconic Fire Drill Fridays Coat to Close the 2020 Oscars

Jane Fonda Brings Iconic Fire Drill Fridays Coat to Close the 2020 Oscars Feb 11, 2020

Two days after joining Greenpeace USA in bringing the Fire Drill Fridays rallies to Los Angeles, actor and activist Jane Fonda brought her iconic red Fire Drill Fridays coat on to Hollywood’s biggest stage to announce this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture. More
Fire Drill Fridays Activists Occupy Downtown LA Fossil Fuel HQ

Fire Drill Fridays Activists Occupy Downtown LA Fossil Fuel HQ Feb 10, 2020

After four months of iconic protests to demand leaders act to address the climate crisis in Washington D.C Jane Fonda, Greenpeace USA, Last Chance Alliance, Joaquin Phoenix, and others have brought Fire Drill Fridays to California. More
PETA Honors Stars With Oscat Awards

PETA Honors Stars With Oscat Awards Feb 3, 2020

PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is getting into the awards season spirit with its third annual Oscats, which honor the movies and stars who promoted kindness to animals through positive actions, story lines, and the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI) during the previous year. More
Stars Attend SAG Awards Post-Awards Gala hosted by PEOPLE

Stars Attend SAG Awards Post-Awards Gala hosted by PEOPLE Jan 22, 2020

On Sunday, January 19, Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE hosted the official Screen Actors Guild Awards Post Awards Gala immediately following the 26th Annual SAG Awards in Los Angeles on a transformed Shrine Auditorium stage. This is the 24th year that PEOPLE has hosted the Gala, which honors the charitable endeavors of actors in their communities. More
Joaquin Phoenix is PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year

Joaquin Phoenix is PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year Dec 5, 2019

There is no punch line to Joaquin Phoenix's dedication to animal rights — which is one reason the Joker star has been named PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year. More
Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur

Celebrities Want Etsy to Stop Selling Fur Nov 27, 2019

Ahead of Fur Free Friday, an international day of action held on November 29, celebrities are speaking out in support of the campaign by Animal Defenders International (ADI) to stop the suffering of animals bred, trapped, and killed for their fur. More
Joaquin Phoenix Is a Hero to Animals in New PETA Ad

Joaquin Phoenix Is a Hero to Animals in New PETA Ad Sep 27, 2019

Just ahead of his much-anticipated star turn in Joker, Joaquin Phoenix appears on a new PETA billboard that’s just gone up in Times Square declaring, “We Are All Animals.” More
Celebrities Join Forces with the UNEP to Show the World Is In Our Hands

Celebrities Join Forces with the UNEP to Show the World Is In Our Hands Sep 20, 2019

As they gathered to promote their films at the 44th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) last week, high-profile personalities were urged to use their voices to shine a spotlight on the global climate emergency. More
Joaquin Phoenix's World Lion Day Plea to Protect This Iconic Species

Joaquin Phoenix's World Lion Day Plea to Protect This Iconic Species Aug 9, 2019

This World Lion Day (August 10), Joaquin Phoenix is joining Animal Defenders International (ADI) in calling on governments to act by voting to protect lions at the upcoming CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. More
Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill

Designated Survivor Star Kal Penn and Other Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Circus Bill Jun 11, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was showcased with a livestream launch event in Congress on May 21. More
Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US

Celebrities Back New Bipartisan Bill To End Circus Animal Suffering Across The US May 29, 2019

Actors, directors, and musicians are backing a bill to end the suffering of wild and exotic animals in traveling shows, which was launched in Congress on Tuesday, May 21. More
Stars Speak Out For Turkeys This Thanksgiving

Stars Speak Out For Turkeys This Thanksgiving Nov 19, 2018

With 46 million turkeys raised on inhumane factory farms and slaughtered for Thanksgiving across America, Farm Sanctuary, the organization dedicated to combating the abuses of animal agriculture and encouraging a new awareness and understanding about farm animals, is teaming up with Kaley Cuoco, Joaquin Phoenix, Kevin Smith and his daughter Harley Quinn Smith to encourage people to #BreakTheChain of old traditions by taking the turkey off their plate and sponsoring one instead through Farm Sanctuary’s 33rd annual Adopt a Turkey Project. More
Steven Tyler Rocks Star-Studded Janie's Fund Gala And GRAMMY Viewing Party

Steven Tyler Rocks Star-Studded Janie's Fund Gala And GRAMMY Viewing Party Jan 31, 2018

During the weekend, iconic singer, songwriter, humanitarian, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and four-time GRAMMY Award winner Steven Tyler, and Live Nation celebrated the inaugural Janie's Fund Gala with an exclusive live viewing of the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, elegant dinner, and unforgettable night of performances at the historic RED Studios Hollywood. More
Steven Tyler To Present Inaugural Janie's Fund Gala And GRAMMY Viewing Party

Steven Tyler To Present Inaugural Janie's Fund Gala And GRAMMY Viewing Party Jan 11, 2018

Iconic singer, songwriter and humanitarian, Steven Tyler, and Live Nation will present the inaugural Janie's Fund gala and GRAMMY Awards viewing party on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the historic RED Studios Hollywood. More
Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose And Maggie Q Are PETA's 2017 Sexiest Vegan Celebrities

Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose And Maggie Q Are PETA's 2017 Sexiest Vegan Celebrities Jul 7, 2017

PETA has declared 2017 the Year of the Vegan Wonder Women in its annual Sexiest Vegan Celebrity contest, handing the title to Jenna Dewan Tatum, Ruby Rose, and Maggie Q in its first-ever three-way, all-female tie. More
Shameless Star Emma Kenney Calls On Viewers To Ditch Meat In Powerful New Video

Shameless Star Emma Kenney Calls On Viewers To Ditch Meat In Powerful New Video Jul 4, 2017

Emma Kenney — currently filming season 8 of the hit Showtime series Shameless — is teaming up with Mercy For Animals to expose the animal cruelty and environmental devastation caused by factory farming. More
Joaquin Phoenix Narrates Undercover Investigation Video Exposing Unethical Treatment Of Lab Animals

Joaquin Phoenix Narrates Undercover Investigation Video Exposing Unethical Treatment Of Lab Animals Mar 20, 2017

International nonprofit Last Chance for Animals (“LCA”) has released an explosive undercover investigation that exposes the extreme abuse of laboratory animals at one of North America’s largest Contract Research Organizations. More
George Lopez Teams Up With PETA To Say Adiós To Homeless-Animal Crisis

George Lopez Teams Up With PETA To Say Adiós To Homeless-Animal Crisis Dec 13, 2016

Cradling his canine pal Owen, George Lopez stars in a new ad for PETA that proclaims, “Fixing Your Animals Is Chingón!” More
Mya Dazzles In Fresh-Veggie Dress For PETA

Mya Dazzles In Fresh-Veggie Dress For PETA Oct 14, 2016

Wearing an edible bespoke dress made entirely of fresh vegetables, Grammy Award–winning singer Mya stars in a brand-new campaign for PETA that proclaims, “Life in Color. Go Vegan for Life.” More
Stars To Attend Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala

Stars To Attend Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala Aug 29, 2016

Mercy For Animals' Annual Hidden Heroes Gala – a celebration of their brave undercover investigators and their incredible supporters – will take place September 10. More
UPDATE: Albertsons Companies Sets Goal For Cage-Free Eggs

UPDATE: Albertsons Companies Sets Goal For Cage-Free Eggs Mar 3, 2016

Following yesterday’s story on LookToTheStars.org featuring letters from Joaquin Phoenix and Bob Barker, Albertsons, the nation’s second-largest supermarket chain, announced its commitment to improving animal welfare in its entire supply chain by switching to 100 cage-free eggs by 2025 for all its stores and affiliate locations, including Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Star Market, and Carrs. More
Joaquin Phoenix And Bob Barker Blast Safeway/Albertsons CEO Over Animal Cruelty

Joaquin Phoenix And Bob Barker Blast Safeway/Albertsons CEO Over Animal Cruelty Mar 2, 2016

Two Hollywood heavyweights are crying foul over a major grocer’s inhumane treatment of animals. More
Leona Lewis Narrates Video On Horrific Leather Industry In Bangladesh

Leona Lewis Narrates Video On Horrific Leather Industry In Bangladesh Dec 11, 2015

For two years, PETA Germany, with journalist Manfred Karremann, investigated the billion-dollar leather industry in Bangladesh. More
Stars Call On Ringling To Retire All Exotic Animals

Stars Call On Ringling To Retire All Exotic Animals Oct 13, 2015

What do Anjelica Huston, Joaquin Phoenix, William H. Macy, George Lopez, RZA, James Cromwell, Tony Hawk, Jason Biggs, and Pamela Anderson all have in common? More
VeganSmart Goes Glam With Hollywood Vegans

VeganSmart Goes Glam With Hollywood Vegans Oct 9, 2015

VeganSmart, a dominant force in the vegan lifestyle community for their networking events, partnered with Thrive Magazine and Wanderlust Hollywood to host Thrive Magazine’s Los Angeles launch and Grammy award winner Moby's birthday party in Hollywood last month. More