British Stars Call on Boris Johnson to Ban UK Fur Sales

British Stars Call on Boris Johnson to Ban UK Fur Sales Feb 24, 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received a letter signed by 50 of Britain’s biggest stars, including Dame Judi Dench, Brian May CBE, Leona Lewis, Gary Lineker OBE, James Arthur, Thandie Newton OBE, Alesha Dixon, Ricky Gervais, Mollie King and Dame Twiggy Lawson, urging him to implement a UK ban on the sale of real animal fur. More
Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment

Global Superstars Demand End to Animal Mistreatment Aug 7, 2020

Ricky Gervais, pop star Mýa, actors Dame Judi Dench, Olivia Newton-John and Tzi Ma, and renowned conservationist Dame Jane Goodall have come together to record an impassioned video calling for a reset of humanity’s relationship with nature in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis and its zoonotic origins. However it’s two baby bears who have stolen the spotlight. More
Take a Walk in Celebrities' Shoes

Take a Walk in Celebrities' Shoes Nov 15, 2019

On 15th November the biggest & first ever Zero Waste Celebrity Shoe Auction is taking off! More
Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants

Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants Aug 27, 2019

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace, has joined with animal protection charity Humane Society International to issue a heart-felt plea to the European Union not to overturn a ban passed last week at the CITES wildlife trade conference in Geneva that would end the capture of baby African elephants from the wild for export to zoos and circuses in China, the USA and elsewhere. More
Stars Demand EU Action at CITES to End Cruel Trade in Wild-Caught Elephants

Stars Demand EU Action at CITES to End Cruel Trade in Wild-Caught Elephants Aug 23, 2019

A host of stars are calling on EU leaders at CITES wildlife conference not to overturn ban on trade in wild-caught baby African elephants for zoos and circuses. More
Campaigners Deliver 1.5 Million-Signature Petition to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Campaigners Deliver 1.5 Million-Signature Petition to End China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival Jun 21, 2019

Dame Judi Dench and violinist Vanessa-Mae have sent heart-felt messages of support and solidarity for a 1.5 million-signature petition by Care2 and Humane Society International, delivered to the Chinese Embassy by dogs rescued from China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival. More
Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban

Brian May Joins Charities to Deliver 425,000 Signatures Calling for a UK Fur Trade Ban Mar 28, 2018

Queen guitarist and animal advocate Brian May CBE joined the UK’s leading animal-protection groups at 10 Downing Street this week to hand in a petition with 425,834 signatures urging Prime Minister Theresa May to introduce a UK animal-fur import ban. More
Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK

Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK Mar 14, 2018

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 31 of Britain’s biggest stars urging her to introduce a UK ban on animal-fur imports. More
Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica

Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica Feb 9, 2018

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. More
AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees For The 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards

AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees For The 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards Jan 23, 2018

AARP The Magazine is pleased to announce the nominees for the upcoming 17th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards, with Get Out, Lady Bird, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Shape of Water and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri contending in the Best Picture/Best Movie for Grownups category. More
Celebrities And Activists: South Korea's Cruel Dog Meat Trade Must End

Celebrities And Activists: South Korea's Cruel Dog Meat Trade Must End Sep 14, 2016

During a Westminster Hall debate this week, Britain’s MPs called for an end to South Korea’s cruel factory farming of dogs for human consumption. More
Ed Sheeran Joins Celebrities For Art For Cure

Ed Sheeran Joins Celebrities For Art For Cure Apr 18, 2016

Art lovers Belinda Gray and Sally Ball, from East Anglia, are organising one of the UK’s best contemporary art and sculpture shows in aid of Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer charity dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease, and local services. More
Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry Apr 6, 2016

Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women: What poem has moved you to tears? More
Stars On Display To Save The Arctic

Stars On Display To Save The Arctic Jul 15, 2015

60 high profile celebrities have joined the campaign to Save the Arctic with Greenpeace. More
Robin Thicke, Common and Nile Rodgers to Perform at Legacy of Hope Foundation Concert

Robin Thicke, Common and Nile Rodgers to Perform at Legacy of Hope Foundation Concert Jun 29, 2015

The Legacy of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to support the building of the Nelson Mandela’s Children’s Hospital (NMCH) in Johannesburg, South Africa, announces a streamed concert and worldwide media event to take place on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. More
Brian Blessed Gets Behind Campaign To Ban Wild Animal Circuses

Brian Blessed Gets Behind Campaign To Ban Wild Animal Circuses Feb 20, 2015

As the political saga surrounding the promised ban on wild animals in circuses in the UK continues, legendary actor Brian Blessed has urged the government to “end this circus madness” and finally legislate to ban such acts. More
Celebrities Launch I Love A Bit Of Variety T-Shirts

Celebrities Launch I Love A Bit Of Variety T-Shirts Feb 12, 2015

Variety - The Children's Charity, today announced that national treasure, Barbara Windsor, will launch the ‘I Love A Bit of Variety’ T-shirt campaign. More
Alexei Sayle Tells Government To Get A Move On Over Circus Ban Farce

Alexei Sayle Tells Government To Get A Move On Over Circus Ban Farce Jan 23, 2015

Comedian Alexei Sayle has joined Animal Defenders International (ADI) in calling for action on wild animal circuses, urging Government “to get a move on” and “bring their own bill in” as a backbench bill to bring in the ban promised, but sat upon by Government, faces its tenth attempt to pass to committee stage. More
U2 Supports Campaign To Build Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

U2 Supports Campaign To Build Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Jan 12, 2015

Legendary rock band U2 has thrown its support behind the Legacy of Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization aiding to bring one of Nelson Mandela's final wishes to fruition – the construction of the 5th dedicated children’s hospital on the entire continent of Africa. More
Cat-Loving Stars Donate Paw Prints To Charity Auction

Cat-Loving Stars Donate Paw Prints To Charity Auction Nov 19, 2014

Cat-loving celebrities are donating their ‘paw prints’ to raise funds for leading feline welfare charity, Cats Protection. More
Soccer Aid 2014 Raises Record Breaking £6,525,072 For UNICEF

Soccer Aid 2014 Raises Record Breaking £6,525,072 For UNICEF Nov 17, 2014

UNICEF UK can today announce that Soccer Aid 2014, broadcast on ITV, has raised a final total of £6,525,072 for its vital work to save children’s lives around the world. More
Big Stars Support Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction

Big Stars Support Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction Oct 14, 2014

Small Steps Project is pleased to announce its annual Celebrity Shoe Auction will be back in November, and will be bigger and better than ever. More
Ricky Gervais And Judi Dench Support Wild Animal Circus Ban As New Bill Launched‏

Ricky Gervais And Judi Dench Support Wild Animal Circus Ban As New Bill Launched‏ Sep 3, 2014

Animal Defenders International (ADI), who is spearheading the campaign to end the use of wild animals in circuses in Britain, has teamed up with the multi-talented Ricky Gervais and legendary actors Dame Judi Dench and Brian Blessed to get behind a new bill to ban wild animal acts in Britain which is being introduced today. More
Roger Moore Asks The Queen To Help Stop Wild Animal Circuses

Roger Moore Asks The Queen To Help Stop Wild Animal Circuses May 30, 2014

Actors Sir Roger Moore KBE, best known as James Bond, and Imelda Staunton OBE, who stars in new Disney film Maleficent, have joined Animal Defenders International's (ADI) Stop Circus Suffering campaign by writing to the Queen to urge her to include a commitment to a wild animal circus ban in her speech at the State Opening of Parliament on 4th June. More
Lewis Hamilton Meets Children Suffering With Malnutrition In Haiti

Lewis Hamilton Meets Children Suffering With Malnutrition In Haiti May 19, 2014

Formula One champion and UNICEF UK supporter, Lewis Hamilton, made a special journey to Haiti’s capital yesterday to make an appeal for ITV’s Soccer Aid to be broadcast on June 8. More
Judy Finnigan is Fighting for Sight

Judy Finnigan is Fighting for Sight Apr 17, 2014

TV presenter turned novelist, Judy Finnigan, will be the face of a new BBC Lifeline appeal for Fight for Sight, the main UK charity that’s dedicated to funding pioneering eye research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease. More
Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign

Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign Mar 26, 2014

As London, Los Angeles, Dublin, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Memphis, Dallas and other cities in the U.S. and the globe get set for the 1st Everyone Matters Day on April 2, Sir Paul McCartney has kicked off the #IAM campaign with his selfie affirming: “I AM A SCOUSER.” More
Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign

Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign Mar 10, 2014

Sean Hepburn Ferrer – Chair of UNICEF'S Audrey Hepburn Society and the son of actress Audrey Hepburn – is the latest public figure to join the growing global Everyone Matters campaign, which advocates for everyone’s right to be who they are, without judgment, shame or attack. More
Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign

Hugh Jackman Takes Selfie For Everyone Matters Campaign Feb 17, 2014

As Everyone Matters leads up to its inaugural global “Everyone Matters Day” on April 2, Hugh Jackman kicked off its “I Am!” campaign to own and affirm WHO WE ARE, AS WE ARE. More
Ed Sheeran To Perform At Elton John's Academy Awards Viewing Party

Ed Sheeran To Perform At Elton John's Academy Awards Viewing Party Feb 5, 2014

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has announced that it has selected British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran to perform at this year’s Academy Awards Viewing Party to be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at West Hollywood Park. More