Lewis Hamilton Named PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year

Lewis Hamilton Named PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year Dec 11, 2018

Just weeks after being crowned a five-time world champion, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has added another impressive accolade to his growing collection: PETA U.K.’s 2018 Person of the Year Award. More
Penélope Cruz and PETA Urge Shoppers to Ditch Fur in New Christmas Ad Campaign

Penélope Cruz and PETA Urge Shoppers to Ditch Fur in New Christmas Ad Campaign Dec 7, 2018

Posing with a feline friend, Oscar winner and fashion icon Penélope Cruz has reunited with PETA for a new ad that proclaims, “Make Us Purr. Don’t Wear Fur.” More
Lily Tomlin Wants American Veterinary Medical Association to Protect Greyhounds From Blood Banks

Lily Tomlin Wants American Veterinary Medical Association to Protect Greyhounds From Blood Banks Dec 6, 2018

This week, Emmy winner Lily Tomlin sent a letter on PETA’s behalf to the heads of the Illinois-based American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) urging them to act in response to PETA’s recent eyewitness exposé of Hemopet, a canine blood bank and sham rescue facility that warehouses approximately 200 greyhounds bred for and discarded by the racing industry. More
Jillian Michaels Calls For New Home For Stanley The Giraffe

Jillian Michaels Calls For New Home For Stanley The Giraffe Nov 26, 2018

Jillian Michaels — who lost her home in Malibu’s Woolsey fire — sent a letter on PETA's behalf asking Malibu Wine Safaris to transfer Stanley the giraffe to a reputable facility, noting that the roadside zoo doesn’t meet his complex needs and can’t ensure his protection during fires, which have become a regular occurrence in Malibu. More
Lily Tomlin Wants Retired Greyhounds Kept Out of Cruel Blood Banks

Lily Tomlin Wants Retired Greyhounds Kept Out of Cruel Blood Banks Nov 22, 2018

With thousands more dogs facing an uncertain future after last week’s vote to ban greyhound racing in Florida, Grace and Frankie star Lily Tomlin sent a letter on PETA's behalf to the head of the National Greyhound Association (NGA) urging him to ensure that unwanted greyhounds are adopted into loving homes and not funneled into blood banks and sham rescue facilities. More
Stars Urge Fashion Industry to Change the Game

Stars Urge Fashion Industry to Change the Game Nov 20, 2018

Vegan stars and influencers Evanna Lynch, Mya, Daniella Monet, Harley Quinn Smith, Cammie Scott, Yovana Mendoza, Jenné Claiborne, and Renee Olstead have teamed up with PETA and Meg and Komie Vora of Los Angeles womenswear brand Delikate Rayne for a new vegan fashion campaign that urges both consumers and businesses to consider the animals who are exploited and killed for fashion — and change the game. More
Kim Basinger Wants California to Cut Out Dissection

Kim Basinger Wants California to Cut Out Dissection Nov 15, 2018

As the California State Board of Education prepares to decide which new educational materials will be incorporated into state schools, PETA supporter Kim Basinger sent the board’s president a letter urging him to leave live-animal experiments and animal dissection out of the curriculum. More
Nikki Sixx to Texas A&M: Face the Music and End the Dog Experiments

Nikki Sixx to Texas A&M: Face the Music and End the Dog Experiments Nov 6, 2018

Musician Nikki Sixx has sent a letter on PETA's behalf urging Texas A&M University (TAMU) to stop breeding golden retrievers and other dogs to have painful and debilitating canine muscular dystrophy and to end its use of dogs in cruel experiments. More
Bill Maher Challenges Cornell Over Deer Hunting

Bill Maher Challenges Cornell Over Deer Hunting Nov 5, 2018

Cornell University alumnus Bill Maher has sent a letter to his alma mater opposing the deer hunt that the school is allowing in Sapsucker Woods, its 226-acre wildlife “sanctuary.” More
Emma Kenney Shames Fur Owners in New PETA Rant

Emma Kenney Shames Fur Owners in New PETA Rant Nov 1, 2018

The Conners and Shameless star Emma Kenney is putting the fur industry on blast in a new video rant for PETA in which the 19-year-old actor reminds everyone that wearing something that used to be someone is cruel, tasteless, and out of touch. More
Charmed Star Goes Gory to Slam Canada Goose

Charmed Star Goes Gory to Slam Canada Goose Oct 25, 2018

With blood dripping down her face from a fur hood, Charmed star Sarah Jeffery appears in new ad for peta2, PETA's youth division, that proclaims, “No Look Is Worth a Life. Canada Goose Kills.” More
Cloris Leachman’s Plea to Roadside Zoo: Free Bear From Concrete Pit

Cloris Leachman’s Plea to Roadside Zoo: Free Bear From Concrete Pit Oct 17, 2018

Iconic actor Cloris Leachman has sent the owner of Pymatuning Deer Park a letter urging her to allow PETA to arrange for the transfer of a 23-year-old bear named Bosco to a reputable sanctuary, noting that he’s showing signs of arthritis — which the 92-year-old herself suffers from — and that the barren concrete pit in which he’s currently forced to live only exacerbates the painful condition. More
Pamela Anderson to Gordon Ramsay: Drop the Foie Gras at Flagship Restaurant

Pamela Anderson to Gordon Ramsay: Drop the Foie Gras at Flagship Restaurant Oct 10, 2018

In the lead-up to World Vegan Month (November), PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson is calling on TV chef Gordon Ramsay to remove foie gras from the menu of his flagship establishment in London, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, and replace it with faux gras for the month. More
Pamela Anderson To Prada: Drop All Fur Now

Pamela Anderson To Prada: Drop All Fur Now Oct 2, 2018

Numerous top designers — including Burberry, Armani, Versace, Gucci, and many others — have gone fur-free, but Prada has merely pledged to reduce its use of fur, prompting PETA pal Pamela Anderson to send a letter on PETA’s behalf urging Miuccia Prada to commit to leaving all fur out of all future collections. More
PETA Announces First-Ever TV Awards

PETA Announces First-Ever TV Awards Sep 13, 2018

Just ahead of the Emmys on September 17, PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is announcing its first-ever Elly Awards, honoring some of television’s most compassionate stars and shows for promoting animal-friendly storylines and for entertaining viewers without exploiting wild animals. More
Jaden Smith and Sisters Chloe x Halle Named peta2’s Hottest Vegan Celebrities

Jaden Smith and Sisters Chloe x Halle Named peta2’s Hottest Vegan Celebrities Sep 10, 2018

More and more Hollywood stars, top musicians, pro athletes, and influential YouTubers are joining the vegan ranks, so the competition for the Hottest Vegan Celebrities of 2018 contest (run by peta2, PETA's youth division) was tougher than ever — but Jaden Smith and the Chloe x Halle sisters have come out on top. More
B-52s Hit Circus With Cease and Desist Letter for Using Songs During Cruel Elephant Act

B-52s Hit Circus With Cease and Desist Letter for Using Songs During Cruel Elephant Act Aug 31, 2018

After learning from PETA that Carson & Barnes Circus recently used the B-52s songs “(Meet) The Flintstones” and “The Bedrock Twitch” in its controversial elephant act, the band sent the circus a cease and desist letter this morning demanding that it stop using their songs — and urging it to end all animal acts as other circuses have. More
Jermaine Dupri Urges Fans to Feel the Beets and Lose the Meats

Jermaine Dupri Urges Fans to Feel the Beets and Lose the Meats Aug 28, 2018

Holding two luscious beets up to his ears like headphones, rap superstar and legendary producer Jermaine Dupri stars in a new pro-vegan campaign for PETA that proclaims, “Feel the beets. Lose the meats. Go vegan.” More
Ireland Basinger-Baldwin to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting

Ireland Basinger-Baldwin to Question Canada Goose at Annual Meeting Aug 17, 2018

Model Ireland Basinger-Baldwin will speak out against Canada Goose during its online annual meeting on Friday by calling on the company to stop selling jackets made with coyote fur and down feathers. More
Paulina Rubio "Dies" Inside A Hot Car in Tense New PETA Video

Paulina Rubio "Dies" Inside A Hot Car in Tense New PETA Video Aug 13, 2018

In order to shine a spotlight on the danger of leaving animals in parked vehicles, chart-topping singer Paulina Rubio stars in a disturbing new video for PETA that shows her slowly succumbing to heatstroke inside a hot car. More
Ralph Lauren Bans Mohair

Ralph Lauren Bans Mohair Aug 2, 2018

After PETA urged Ralph Lauren to ban mohair, the New York–based retail giant joined the more than 270 brands worldwide that have pledged not to sell the cruelly obtained material. More
PETA Names Rescued Horse After Bob Barker To Celebrate Anniversary

PETA Names Rescued Horse After Bob Barker To Celebrate Anniversary Aug 1, 2018

Television icon Bob Barker has been full-on for animal rights and has helped PETA every step of the way for 10 years. More
Bella Thorne Stars In Edgy New PETA Ad For Boycott SeaWorld Day

Bella Thorne Stars In Edgy New PETA Ad For Boycott SeaWorld Day Jul 24, 2018

Just ahead of “Boycott SeaWorld” Day on July 24, Famous in Love actor Bella Thorne appears as half-human, half–suffering orca in a powerful and provocative new PETA campaign shot by top celebrity photographer Brian Bowen Smith that proclaims, “Break the Chains: Boycott SeaWorld.” More
Diane Von Furstenberg Bans Mohair After PETA Exposé

Diane Von Furstenberg Bans Mohair After PETA Exposé Jul 20, 2018

After PETA urged Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) to ban mohair, the New York–based luxury clothing company joined the more than 240 brands worldwide that have pledged not to sell the cruelly obtained material. More
Benedict Cumberbatch Named PETA's Most Beautiful Vegan 2018

Benedict Cumberbatch Named PETA's Most Beautiful Vegan 2018 Jul 12, 2018

The time has come for PETA to crown the Most Beautiful Vegan Celebrities of 2018, and this year’s titles are going to two of the most prominent vegan role models in Hollywood: filmmaker Ava DuVernay and actor Benedict Cumberbatch. More
Marjorie de Sousa’s Plea to Parents: Don't Go to SeaWorld

Marjorie de Sousa’s Plea to Parents: Don't Go to SeaWorld Jul 6, 2018

Floating underwater and wearing little more than black-and-white bodypaint, Marjorie de Sousa stars in a new PETA Latino campaign that proclaims, “Teach Compassion, Not Captivity. Please Don’t Take Your Kids to SeaWorld.” More
Emma Kenney Warns About Leaving Dogs In Hot Cars

Emma Kenney Warns About Leaving Dogs In Hot Cars Jul 5, 2018

Shameless star Emma Kenney is turning up the heat this summer in a new video rant for PETA in which the 18-year-old actor reminds everyone that leaving a dog in a hot car is “basically like putting your pup in a toaster oven.” More
Cloris Leachman Speaks Up For Elephants Used By Circus World Museum

Cloris Leachman Speaks Up For Elephants Used By Circus World Museum Jul 4, 2018

Award-winning actor and comedian Cloris Leachman stars in a video for PETA urging fans never to visit circuses that use animals — and one of the abused elephants in the video is Lisa, who is currently at Baraboo’s Circus World. More
Kat Graham Exposes Death And Suffering On Egg Farms In New Video

Kat Graham Exposes Death And Suffering On Egg Farms In New Video Jun 27, 2018

Actor Kat Graham has teamed up with PETA to reveal the neglect and filthy conditions that hens face on egg farms in a breaking new video exposé. More
Mena Suvari Blasts Cruel Down Industry in New PETA Ad

Mena Suvari Blasts Cruel Down Industry in New PETA Ad Jun 26, 2018

With a swirl of bloody feathers encircling her face, vegan American Woman and American Beauty star Mena Suvari puts the down industry on blast in a brand-new ad campaign for PETA that proclaims, “Cruelty to Animals Gets Me Down. Down Production Is Agony for Ducks. Please Don’t Buy It.” More