Written by Michelle Kretzer
the Olsen twins—the "Trollsens," as PETA calls them—trotted
out a fur backpack, there wasn't a chance
that Running Russell Simmons star and
animal advocate extraordinaire Simone Reyes was going to let it
pass without a comment. She blasted
the Trollsens on her blog, saying that they are "unfortunately using their vanity and the pursuit of making
a blessed buck at the expense of innocent sentient beings." Russell Simmons jumped in to help, tweeting Simone's blog.
The Trollsens could take a cue from Banana Republic, which is launching a line inspired by the costumes in the
upcoming film Anna Karenina that will be designed
with elegant velvet, lace, and faux
won't catch Constance
Marie wearing animals or gawking at them in the rodeo ring. She tweeted, "Please boycott
rodeos! #Video shows #Reno rodeo horses being shocked to perform: bit.ly/LLoUot #CrueltyIsNotEntertainment."
movie king Eli Roth knows that what's
really horrific is when animals are abused for entertainment. He tweeted in defense of elephants:
you! Urge the Atlanta City Council to pass a total bullhook ban! bit.ly/LFIivF #NeverBeSilent."
Photo: Robert Sebree Grooming: Cheri Keating/The Wall Group Animatronic Snake: Greg Nicotero/ KNB EFX Group
pitcher Pat Neshek knows that people
provide the best entertainment: The talented Norfolk Tides player just snagged
Pitcher of the Week honors.
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Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.