As we sit and eat our delectable carnivorous meal, 10 famous celebrities were munching on just vegetables and fruits instead. Read on as we count down to 10 of the famous celebrities who chose to be vegans.
- Samuel L. Jackson
VegNews reported that the “Big Game” star said he’s on a vegan diet so he can live forever. Jackson, who plays the famous Nick Fury, at 65, sure does need to be a super hero to keep up with his hectic schedule.
- Carrie Underwood
According to the singer, she became a vegan when she’s 13 years old after seeing her parents castrate the calves in their farm. Underwood was listed as one of PETA’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities.
- Natalie Portman
According to Huffington Post, after reading the book “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Safran Foer in 2009, Portman became a vegan. Portman’s vegan wedding menu last 2012 is one good proof. Us Weekly noted that the actress went to some egg and cheese cravings in 2011 but got back to meat-free diet after her pregnancy.
- Alanis Morissette
In 2009, the singer-song writer became a vegan and told OK! Magazine she lost 20 pounds within just months of having a meat-free diet. Morissette, however, is just 80 percent vegan according to The Guardian.
Mother Nature Network reported that Usher went vegan in 2012. The choice came after deciding that he doesn’t want to end up like his father who died of heart attack.
- Russell Brand
The comedian became a vegan in 2011 after watching “Forks Over Knives,” a documentary on controlling common diseases by switching to plant-based diet. Brand was PETA’s 2011 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity.
The Australian singer-songwriter appeared in PETA’s “Take a Bite” campaign and made it big in the vegan world when she was awarded as PETA’s 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity. In her Instagram post on May 12, 2014, Sia announced that she went fully vegan.
- Peter Dinklage
- Ellen DeGeneres
DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi became a vegan in 2008, and the two served a vegan menu during their wedding. She also has set up a blog, “Going Vegan with Ellen.”
Voted as PETA’s 2011 Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity for 2006, this famous musician is a strict vegan. VegNews reported that Prince treated Ebony magazine staff to a vegan dinner during an interview for their June 2010 issue.
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