By Tim Saunders on
The 57-year-old has been a high-profile animal rights activist for many years, leading demonstrations, organizing petitions, and opening her own vegetarian restaurant – The VegiTerranean in Ohio – in 2007. The star led a protest against KFC in France in 2004, where she and other activists smeared “blood” on the windows and were arrested, and has also called for a stop to the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York.
Hynde’s band, The Pretenders, has just released their new album – Break Up The Concrete – and to celebrate, PETA is giving away copies of the album, as well as a Fender Stratocaster guitar signed by the singer. Just visit the PETA website before November 1 to be part of the draw.
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