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
Pamela Anderson Urges Putin To Halt Wild Orca Capture

Pamela Anderson Urges Putin To Halt Wild Orca Capture Jun 22, 2018

Pamela Anderson has sent an urgent letter on PETA's behalf to Russian President Vladimir Putin asking him to call off the country’s plan to capture 13 wild orcas and an untold number of beluga whales from the Sea of Okhotsk and subject them to a lifetime in captivity. More
Pink Questions SeaWorld Executives on PETA’s Behalf at Annual Meeting

Pink Questions SeaWorld Executives on PETA’s Behalf at Annual Meeting Jun 14, 2018

Grammy winner P!nk spoke out against SeaWorld during its online annual shareholder meeting this week by calling on the company to build coastal sanctuaries for the long-suffering orcas it holds captive. More
James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA

James Cromwell Like You’ve Never Seen Him: Actor Films New Ad For PETA May 1, 2018

“By now, you’ve probably been told to go vegan. Right?” begins James Cromwell in a new video for PETA, in which he solemnly lists the numerous reasons why he’s been vegan for decades — from kindness to animals and a smaller carbon footprint to a boost in health. 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
San Francisco Native Alicia Silverstone Wants City To Ban Fur

San Francisco Native Alicia Silverstone Wants City To Ban Fur Mar 19, 2018

As the San Francisco Board of Supervisors prepares to vote on a city-wide ban on fur sales, native San Franciscan Alicia Silverstone sent a letter on PETA's behalf today asking board members to follow the examples of West Hollywood and Berkeley and make San Francisco a fur-free city. More
Charitybuzz Launches Curates: Music Fundraising Campaign

Charitybuzz Launches Curates: Music Fundraising Campaign Mar 16, 2018

Music lovers, look no further for your next memorable experience or exclusive artist swag – Charitybuzz’s Curates: Music campaign has launched, featuring 100+ auction lots, from unmatched VIP access to exclusive meet-and-greets and coveted memorabilia. More
Diane Warren Donates Song to Help End DOD’s Trauma Drills on Animals

Diane Warren Donates Song to Help End DOD’s Trauma Drills on Animals Mar 15, 2018

Grammy winner Diane Warren, who has written nine number-one hits, today wrote something else: a letter to military leaders at 17 bases across the United States asking them to get in sync with congressional efforts to end archaic trauma training drills on live animals and switch to using sophisticated human simulators instead. 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
Liev Schreiber and His Hurricane Harvey Rescue Pups Are Now PETA Pinups

Liev Schreiber and His Hurricane Harvey Rescue Pups Are Now PETA Pinups Mar 13, 2018

In a series of snapshots, Liev Schreiber snuggles up to brother-and-sister puppy duo Woody and Willow for a new PETA ad that proclaims, “Adopt! Once You Do, You Won’t Be Able to Picture Your Life Without Them!” More
Edie Falco and PETA President To Talk About Our Obligations to the Animal Kingdom

Edie Falco and PETA President To Talk About Our Obligations to the Animal Kingdom Mar 1, 2018

On March 24, Nurse Jackie and The Sopranos star Edie Falco will introduce PETA President and founder Ingrid Newkirk as she kicks off her new speaking tour at a special event in Fort Lauderdale. More
Lily Tomlin Leaves Message on Every Texas A&M Phone: End Muscular Dystrophy Tests on Dogs

Lily Tomlin Leaves Message on Every Texas A&M Phone: End Muscular Dystrophy Tests on Dogs Feb 28, 2018

More than 5,000 staff members of Texas A&M University (TAMU) picked up the phone this week to hear an unexpected voice on the other end: Hollywood icon Lily Tomlin was on the line pleading for their support in urging TAMU President Michael Young to end the school’s muscular dystrophy (MD) experiments on dogs. More
PETA Announces First-Ever Oscats Awards

PETA Announces First-Ever Oscats Awards Feb 27, 2018

In the height of awards season, PETA's Animals in Film and Television Division is announcing its first-ever Oscats awards, honoring the movies and stars in 2017 who promoted kindness to animals through positive story lines and the use of computer-generated imagery (CGI). More
Gillian Anderson - I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur

Gillian Anderson - I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur Feb 8, 2018

As New York Fashion Week unfolds, PETA US has unveiled a gigantic billboard showing Gillian Anderson wearing nothing but a smile with the slogan “I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur.” More
Anjelica Huston Donates Furs, Cuts Them Into Bedding For Orphaned Wildlife

Anjelica Huston Donates Furs, Cuts Them Into Bedding For Orphaned Wildlife Jan 30, 2018

Oscar winner Anjelica Huston will bring her old furs to PETA today, where she’ll cut some into bedding for orphaned wildlife. Others will be donated to the homeless. More