Courtney Stodden Dies For PETA

Courtney Stodden Dies For PETA Apr 21, 2016

Earlier this week, dressed as a vulnerable little mouse, Courtney Stodden visited a PetSmart store in Los Angeles—and lay down and “died.” More
Paul McCartney Launches PETA’s List Of Top 10 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

Paul McCartney Launches PETA’s List Of Top 10 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities Apr 20, 2016

Just before taking the stage last Friday at Portland’s Moda Center during his “One on One” tour, Paul McCartney presented a special PETA award to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales: Most Vegan-Friendly City in the U.S. More
Lily Tomlin's Ernestine Answers Complaint Calls At SeaWorld

Lily Tomlin's Ernestine Answers Complaint Calls At SeaWorld Apr 18, 2016

Lily Tomlin has revived her iconic character “Ernestine” as a feisty phone operator fielding complaint calls at SeaWorld, “where everybody has a whale of a time — except for the whales.” More
Pamela Anderson Urges Governor Brown To Cut Budget By Turning Prisons Vegan

Pamela Anderson Urges Governor Brown To Cut Budget By Turning Prisons Vegan Apr 8, 2016

Pamela Anderson has sent a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown urging him to slash the budget and combat the drought by cutting meat from the menus of state prisons — and offering to serve lunch to inmates as she did at a vegetarian jail in Arizona. More
Jason Biggs Is Beaten, Shocked And Caged Like A Circus Animal

Jason Biggs Is Beaten, Shocked And Caged Like A Circus Animal Apr 7, 2016

What if actors were treated like animals in a circus? That’s the subject of Jason Biggs' new PETA video, in which the Orange Is the New Black and American Pie star is denied food, chained up on set overnight and “shocked” with an “electric prod” to remind him who’s boss – all common circus practices. More
Zika Threat Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Facilities

Zika Threat Prompts Edie Falco to Call for Shutdown of Monkey Facilities Apr 1, 2016

It’s not an episode of Nurse Jackie, but it could be a health emergency. Emmy Award–winning actor Edie Falco is joining PETA in calling on Florida Interim Surgeon General Celeste Philip to take an important step to prevent the spread of the Zika virus: Shut down the massive monkey-breeding facilities in Hendry County. More
Bob Barker Writes In Response To Dog Chain Law

Bob Barker Writes In Response To Dog Chain Law Mar 29, 2016

Pennsylvania’s ban on continuously chaining dogs has passed the state Senate — but it can’t move forward until the chair of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), facilitates formal discussion of the bill. More
Pete Doherty Joins Campaign Against Fur

Pete Doherty Joins Campaign Against Fur Mar 18, 2016

Although fashion label The Kooples has listened to the public outcry and dropped angora wool, it still sells fur from raccoons, foxes and coyotes – and that’s why Pete Doherty, who once designed a collection for The Kooples, sent a letter on PETA's behalf calling on the store to go entirely fur-free. More
Kate del Castillo Calls Out SeaWorld's Record Of Premature Animal Deaths

Kate del Castillo Calls Out SeaWorld's Record Of Premature Animal Deaths Mar 17, 2016

On the heels of SeaWorld’s announcement that Tilikum — the captive orca at the center of the documentary Blackfish — is gravely ill, Kate del Castillo appears in a new PETA ad, floating underwater and surrounded by the grave markers of some of the 38 orcas, or “Shamus,” who have died prematurely on SeaWorld’s watch. More
Torrey DeVitto Tips The Scales For Crocodiles

Torrey DeVitto Tips The Scales For Crocodiles Mar 10, 2016

Wearing nothing more than reptilian scales as she swims through a lush lake, Torrey DeVitto appears as a crocodile in a brand-new PETA campaign that asks, “Whose Skin Are You In? Choose Fake Snake and Mock Croc. Wear Vegan.” More
Devo Donates Royalties Of Whip It To PETA

Devo Donates Royalties Of Whip It To PETA Mar 7, 2016

Devo have donated royalties from their classic hit “Whip It” to PETA to help launch a campaign to free tigers, lions, and other big cats from the circus, where they are routinely whipped. More
Pamela Anderson Wants To Talk To Canadian Prime Minister About Sealing Subsidies

Pamela Anderson Wants To Talk To Canadian Prime Minister About Sealing Subsidies Mar 2, 2016

This week, PETA Honorary Director Pamela Anderson wrote to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking to meet with him and discuss ending federal subsidies of the commercial seal slaughter, as Norway recently did. More
Pamela Anderson Wants To Make Prisons Vegan

Pamela Anderson Wants To Make Prisons Vegan Feb 24, 2016

Pamela Anderson has sent a letter to Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards urging him to slash the budget by cutting meat from the menus of state prisons — and offering to serve lunch to inmates as she did at a vegetarian jail in Arizona. More
Homeland Creator Gideon Raff Leads Congressional Briefing On Animal-Free Military Training

Homeland Creator Gideon Raff Leads Congressional Briefing On Animal-Free Military Training Feb 15, 2016

It’s a real-life military drama: On Wednesday, Gideon Raff — the Emmy Award–winning executive producer of hit TV shows Homeland, Dig, and Tyrant and an Israel Defense Forces combat veteran — joined PETA and honorary hosts Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) to lead a standing-room-only congressional briefing on modernizing medical training in the U.S. military. More
Bellamy Young Speaks Up For Vegans

Bellamy Young Speaks Up For Vegans Feb 12, 2016

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, actor Bellamy Young stars in a brand-new PETA campaign, shot by top celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz, in which she appears in a sexy red dress, lounging on a bed of fresh vegetables next to the words “Being Vegan Keeps Me Young.” More
Martin Clunes Joins Campaign To Catch Cat Ripper Of Croydon

Martin Clunes Joins Campaign To Catch Cat Ripper Of Croydon Feb 11, 2016

With dozens of cats slaughtered in the last two years by the so-called “Cat Ripper of Croydon”, actor Martin Clunes – star of Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly, and Shakespeare in Love – fired off a letter on PETA's behalf asking The Met to take every measure necessary to find the killer, including re-examining all available CCTV footage. More
Sia Speaks Out Against Canadian Seal Slaughter

Sia Speaks Out Against Canadian Seal Slaughter Feb 8, 2016

Sia has teamed up with PETA for a musical Web blitz targeting the Canadian commercial seal slaughter. More
Celebrities Horrified By Act Of Animal Cruelty

Celebrities Horrified By Act Of Animal Cruelty Feb 3, 2016

Celebrity models Abbey Clancy and Danielle Lloyd as well as former Atomic Kitten singer Liz McClarnon have taken to Twitter to voice their outrage over what an RSPCA officer described as the worst case of cruelty to animals he’s ever dealt with. More
Sharon Osbourne Says No To Fur

Sharon Osbourne Says No To Fur Jan 26, 2016

Back in her music-managing and The Osbournes days, Sharon Osbourne used to wear animal fur – but after learning how animals suffer and die for each fur coat, she swore off it for good. More
Stars Back Campaign To Catch Cat Ripper Of Croydon

Stars Back Campaign To Catch Cat Ripper Of Croydon Jan 19, 2016

A plethora of stars are backing the campaign to catch the person behind a number of horrific cat deaths and mutilations in London. More
Russell Simmons Wants Yoga Apparel Retailer To Stop Using Feathers

Russell Simmons Wants Yoga Apparel Retailer To Stop Using Feathers Dec 18, 2015

Earlier this week, hip-hop icon and yoga devotee Russell Simmons sent a letter on PETA's behalf to lululemon asking the yoga apparel retailer to end all sales of down feathers. More
Ellie Goulding And Professor Green Named UK's Hottest Vegetarians

Ellie Goulding And Professor Green Named UK's Hottest Vegetarians Dec 17, 2015

Not only are Ellie Goulding and Professor Green two of the UK’s hottest musical acts, they’re also proud vegetarians who don’t hesitate to let others know about the benefits of a meat-free diet – and that’s music to PETA's ears. 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
Joanna Krupa Says No To Fur Farming In Poland

Joanna Krupa Says No To Fur Farming In Poland Dec 9, 2015

Joanna Krupa has teamed with PETA to write to Polish prime minister Beata Szydło, urging her to ban fur farming in Poland. More
Brian McFadden Says No To Fur Farms In Ireland

Brian McFadden Says No To Fur Farms In Ireland Dec 4, 2015

Singer and TV star Brian McFadden shows off his softer side in a new PETA campaign in which he’s cuddled up to his lovable pup Winston. More
Pope Francis Named As PETA's Person Of The Year

Pope Francis Named As PETA's Person Of The Year Dec 3, 2015

Pope Francis the first religious leader to be picked as PETA's Person of the Year. More
Pink Named As UNICEF Ambassador

Pink Named As UNICEF Ambassador Nov 30, 2015

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced the appointment of the newest UNICEF Ambassador, GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist P!nk, who will build on her current role as the UNICEF Kid Power National Spokesperson to raise awareness about UNICEF’s lifesaving health and nutrition programs around the world. More
Sia Sings For PETA’s Fashion Show Parody

Sia Sings For PETA’s Fashion Show Parody Nov 25, 2015

Just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the biggest shopping days of the year, pop sensation Sia has teamed up with PETA — whose motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to wear” — for a riveting computer-generated parody of a fashion show, which shows viewers what it would be like to trade places with the animals who are electrocuted and bludgeoned to death to make coats and other garments. More
Gillian Anderson And PETA Give Hannibal Fans Food For Thought

Gillian Anderson And PETA Give Hannibal Fans Food For Thought Nov 23, 2015

Following the recent series finale of NBC’s cannibal-themed show Hannibal, creator Bryan Fuller and star Gillian Anderson teamed up with PETA to leave fans with a provocative postscript, just in time for Thanksgiving meal planning. More
Joss Stone Says No To Exotic Skins

Joss Stone Says No To Exotic Skins Nov 18, 2015

It’s a side of Joss Stone you’ve never seen before: the singer appears as a crocodile in a stark new PETA advert that states, “3 Animals Are Killed to Make 1 Crocodile Bag. Say NO to Exotic Skins”. More