Pamela Anderson Offers to Be Trudeau’s Vegan Mentor

Pamela Anderson Offers to Be Trudeau’s Vegan Mentor Jul 6, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s multimillion-dollar investment in the vegan food industry has just netted him a letter of kudos from PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson — and she’s even offering to assist him in going vegan. More
Bill Maher’s New Rule: Stop Torturing Monkeys

Bill Maher’s New Rule: Stop Torturing Monkeys Jun 8, 2020

“New rule: Stop torturing monkeys. You heard me,” begins Bill Maher in a new PETA video, shot amid the COVID-19 pandemic, that takes aim at government-funded “psychology experiments” on monkeys. More
Gillian Anderson Calls for Controversial Thai Zoo to Shut Down

Gillian Anderson Calls for Controversial Thai Zoo to Shut Down Jun 5, 2020

Just weeks after a fire broke out at the Pata Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, actor Gillian Anderson has sent the zoo’s owner a letter on behalf of PETA Asia asking him to close the exotic-animal menagerie in the Pata Department Store and send the animals to reputable sanctuaries. More
Carol Burnett Thanks Gov. Northam for Signing Legislation Restricting Dog Tethering

Carol Burnett Thanks Gov. Northam for Signing Legislation Restricting Dog Tethering Apr 27, 2020

Just days after Gov. Ralph Northam signed Senate Bill 272 and House Bill 1552 into law, thereby significantly increasing protections for tethered dogs statewide, comedy icon and PETA supporter Carol Burnett — who previously wrote an op-ed in support of the measure — sent him a thank-you note on PETA’s behalf. More
Edie Falco Urges Mayor de Blasio to Close Risky NYC Live-Animal Markets

Edie Falco Urges Mayor de Blasio to Close Risky NYC Live-Animal Markets Apr 14, 2020

As the novel coronavirus — which originated in a market in China where live and dead animals are sold for human consumption — devastates New York City, Honorary PETA Director Edie Falco has sent a letter and video today urging Mayor Bill de Blasio to shut down the more than 80 live-animal markets still operating in the city. More
Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty Sing an Ode to Horses

Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty Sing an Ode to Horses Feb 20, 2020

Just before Valentine’s Day — which is the most popular day of the year for horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park — married comic stars Kathy Najimy and Dan Finnerty teamed up with PETA for a new power ballad parody, “A Valentine’s Day Ode to Horses,” which urged lovers to skip the cruel tourist attraction. More
PETA Ends I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Campaign

PETA Ends I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Campaign Feb 14, 2020

After three decades of recruiting stars to pose nude and declare, “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur,” PETA is celebrating the demise of the fur trade and calling it a wrap on the iconic ad campaign, which has featured P!nk, Gillian Anderson, Eva Mendes, and dozens of other celebrities. 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
Mark Rylance Takes a Stand Against Foie Gras Cruelty in Sinister New PETA Christmas Video

Mark Rylance Takes a Stand Against Foie Gras Cruelty in Sinister New PETA Christmas Video Dec 24, 2019

“We have so much fun at Christmas. We always eat well, and we eat a lot. Sometimes, even a little bit too much!” That’s the twisted message of Oscar winner Sir Mark Rylance's new Christmas-themed video for PETA highlighting the horrors of the foie gras industry, in which ducks and geese are force-fed massive amounts of food, causing their livers to swell to up to 10 times their natural size. More
Chris Paul, Lewis Hamilton Win Big in PETA’s 2019 Libby Awards

Chris Paul, Lewis Hamilton Win Big in PETA’s 2019 Libby Awards Dec 12, 2019

The results are in for PETA's 14th annual Libby Awards (“Libby” is short for “liberation” — as in “animal liberation”), in which the group’s youth division recognizes the most powerful players on the animal rights scene — and Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton and NBA All-Star Chris Paul have come out on top for advocating healthy vegan eating. More
Pamela Anderson Offers Dogs Stuck in Texas Lab a Home for the Holidays

Pamela Anderson Offers Dogs Stuck in Texas Lab a Home for the Holidays Dec 9, 2019

Honorary PETA Director Pamela Anderson sent a letter to the president of Texas A&M University (TAMU) urging him to put an end to the school’s cruel, ineffective muscular dystrophy experiments on golden retrievers and offering to adopt all the dogs from the laboratory and give them homes for Christmas. 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
Wu-Tang's RZA Recycles Plastic Bottles from the Ocean To Create Animal Free Fashion

Wu-Tang's RZA Recycles Plastic Bottles from the Ocean To Create Animal Free Fashion Nov 29, 2019

Robert Diggs aka RZA from the hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan has created an animal free puffer jacket just in time for winter. More
Kardashians, Kris Jenner, and Jermaine Dupri Serve Up Thanksgiving to Families in Need Across the US

Kardashians, Kris Jenner, and Jermaine Dupri Serve Up Thanksgiving to Families in Need Across the US Nov 26, 2019

Celebrities across the country are getting into the Thanksgiving spirit. More
Paul McCartney Tackles Animal Experiments in New Music Video

Paul McCartney Tackles Animal Experiments in New Music Video Oct 29, 2019

Beatles legend Paul McCartney just dropped a new music video—an animated PETA video for his 1993 protest song and anti–animal experimentation anthem, “Looking for Changes.” More
Kaley Cuoco and Brad Goreski Show Off Vegan Fall Fashion

Kaley Cuoco and Brad Goreski Show Off Vegan Fall Fashion Oct 14, 2019

Want the scoop on fall fashion? Kaley Cuoco and Brad Goreski have you covered! 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
Playboy Club London Assures Pamela Anderson That Foie Gras is Off the Menu

Playboy Club London Assures Pamela Anderson That Foie Gras is Off the Menu Sep 17, 2019

Last week, 14-time Playboy cover star Pamela Anderson sent a letter to the Playboy Club London asking it to remove foie gras from its menu – and in response, the venue confirmed that the dish had already been removed and pledged never to serve it again. More
Pamela Anderson Joins PETA Protest of Toronto Film Fest’s Canada Goose Sponsorship

Pamela Anderson Joins PETA Protest of Toronto Film Fest’s Canada Goose Sponsorship Sep 6, 2019

Canadian Pamela Anderson — who’s just moved back to her home country — has sent a letter to Toronto International Film Festival Artistic Director and Co-Head Cameron Bailey urging him to sever ties with Canada Goose, which has sponsored the festival for years. More
Tim Gunn Endorses Proposed Statewide Fur Ban

Tim Gunn Endorses Proposed Statewide Fur Ban Aug 29, 2019

This week, fashion guru Tim Gunn sent a letter on PETA's behalf urging members of the California Senate Appropriations Committee to vote “yes” on Assembly Bill 44, which would ban the sale of fur statewide. More
Fred Willard's Therapy Session Sheds Light on Plight of Captive Fish

Fred Willard's Therapy Session Sheds Light on Plight of Captive Fish Aug 19, 2019

Fred Willard is uncharacteristically somber in a new campaign for PETA that shines a spotlight on the suffering of fish forced to spend their entire life in a bowl, with no stimulation or companionship. More
Bill Maher to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting

Bill Maher to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting Aug 15, 2019

Comedian and Honorary PETA Director Bill Maher will call on Canada Goose to stop selling jackets made with coyote fur and down feathers during its online annual meeting for shareholders on Thursday. More
Pamela Anderson Calls For Ban on Deadly Chuckwagon Races

Pamela Anderson Calls For Ban on Deadly Chuckwagon Races Jul 29, 2019

Canada native Pamela Anderson — who’s just moved back to her home country — has sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the premier of Alberta and the province’s minister of agriculture and forestry urging them to direct the Calgary Stampede to end deadly chuckwagon races. More
Lily Tomlin Urges Chrysler to Drop Iditarod Sponsorship

Lily Tomlin Urges Chrysler to Drop Iditarod Sponsorship Jul 26, 2019

Grace and Frankie star and Detroit native Lily Tomlin has sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the CEO of Chrysler urging him to push the company’s Anchorage, Alaska franchise to end its sponsorship of the Iditarod. More
Kristin Bauer van Straten Calls For Rejection of Dog-Breeding Facility

Kristin Bauer van Straten Calls For Rejection of Dog-Breeding Facility Jul 25, 2019

Earlier this week, True Blood star and Wisconsin native Kristin Bauer van Straten sent a letter on PETA's behalf urging the chair of the Sauk County Land Resources and Environment Committee to shut down plans for a massive dog-breeding facility in Spring Green that would funnel dogs to laboratories for use in painful and invasive tests. More
Jon Favreau Honored With Rescued Lion for All-CGI Lion King

Jon Favreau Honored With Rescued Lion for All-CGI Lion King Jul 23, 2019

In honor of director Jon Favreau's decision to use all computer-generated imagery to create beautiful, photorealistic animals in The Lion King, PETA is sponsoring a rescued lion in his name. More
NBA's John Salley to Host PETA's Veggie Dog Lunch

NBA's John Salley to Host PETA's Veggie Dog Lunch Jul 17, 2019

On Wednesday, NBA champ John Salley will host PETA's 23rd annual Congressional Veggie Dog Lunch — the group’s answer to the meat industry’s hot dog luncheon. More
Johnny Marr Calls for End to Cruel Donkey Rides in Santorini

Johnny Marr Calls for End to Cruel Donkey Rides in Santorini Jul 10, 2019

The Smiths icon Johnny Marr appealed to Greek Minister of Tourism Thanasis Theocharopoulos last month to put an end to cruel animal “taxi” rides in Santorini. More
Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs

Carol Burnett Speaks Up For Virginia’s Backyard Dogs Jul 8, 2019

In advance of her upcoming show in Richmond later this month, comedy icon and PETA supporter Carol Burnett is urging legislators to go one step further to protect animals by banning 24/7 dog chaining across the state. More
TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign

TLC’s Chilli Blasts UniverSoul Circus in New PETA Campaign Jul 3, 2019

Sitting on a circus pedestal with a heavy ball and chain wrapped around her ankle, Chilli — of the multiplatinum trio TLC — stars in a new ad campaign for PETA that blasts UniverSoul Circus, which is based in her native Atlanta and is notorious for using abusive exhibitors with long histories of animal welfare violations. More