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Fort Lauderdale Reception Honors Jett (Presented by Iggy Pop), Television Star Marco Antonio Regil With PETA Awards
Release:November 5, 2012
Fl. -- Music legend Joan Jett and television host Marco
Antonio Regil were the guests of honor on Sunday at South Florida's gourmet
vegan restaurant Sublime. Jett unveiled her brand-new ad campaign for PETA, in
which she appears next to the words "I Am Joan Jett, and I Am a
Vegetarian." Other notable guests included Corazón Valiente star Pablo
Azar and punk pioneer Iggy Pop. Pop presented Jett—a longtime
vegetarian activist—with the Nanci Alexander Activist Award, named for the
owner of Sublime and the founder of the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida.
PETA President Ingrid E. Newkirk presented Regil with PETA's "One
Can Make a Difference" Award for his tireless efforts to promote vegan
eating. Photos of the event are available here.
Marco take every opportunity to talk about the importance of being kind to
animals, and they're both among the most dedicated activists I've had the
pleasure of knowing," says Newkirk. "People listen when these two
stars talk, and they've had a positive influence on countless fans."
Jett's past efforts
with PETA include launching the group's vegan/vegetarian
starter kit newsstands in New York City, protesting McDonald's cruel chicken slaughter methods,
and recording a video vegetarian testimonial, among others. Says Jett,
"If there's anything I love more than rock 'n' roll, it's animals."
Iggy Pop previously teamed up with PETA for an ad slamming the Canadian seal slaughter, among other efforts. And
Regil's work to promote vegan meals includes narrating the Spanish version of PETA's video exposé of the
meat industry. He credits veganism with his improved health, saying, "I
feel younger. I go on and on, taping for hours and hours, and I still have my
Jett, Pop, and Regil
are part of a long list of celebrities—including Constance Marie, Ke$ha,
Patricia de León, Vida Guerra, Morrissey, Tommy Lee, Tony Kanal, Natalia
Villaveces, Sia, and Rodrigo y Gabriela—who have teamed up with PETA to promote
kindness to animals.
information, please visit PETA.org.
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