Many celebrities around the globe are going vegan, some have done it many years ago and some are now changing their diet.
Inspired by environmental and ethical concerns, people from all walks of life are adopting a plant-based diet. Celebrities, thanks to sharing their diets and how going vegan gave them many benefits are contributing to inspire people to go vegan.
Moby has been vegan since 1987. The musical legend first cut meat from his diet aged 19 thanks to his beloved pet cat Tucker. He said: “I would never in a trillion years think of hurting this cat. So why am I eating other animals who have four (or two) legs, two eyes, amazing brains, and rich emotional lives?”
Vegan actor Joaquin Phoenix doesn’t let the pressures of Hollywood stand in his way of spreading the vegan message. The actor hit the headlines in February 2020 with his powerful Oscar’s acceptance speech slamming the cruel dairy industry.
The 19-year-old singer was raised vegetarian before going vegan and she’s now a big vegan activist and uses her fame to promote vegan practices. Responding to fans on Tumblr, Billie explained was vegan because she loves animals and wants them to be left alone. Encouraging her fans to go vegan, she pleaded: “Leave animals alone. Damn.”
He has been vegan for 30 years! Many vegan celebrities have credited Harrelson with turning them vegan, including Thandiwe Newton, Sadie Sink and former-vegan Liam Hemsworth.
Dubbing himself ‘The Fifty Year Old Vegan’ in an Instagram post, Wilson shared the positive health benefits he had enjoyed since going vegan. He told his 2.5 million fans: “I noticed that I had more energy! I was sleeping better and deeper.”