PLANT-BASED CELEBRITIES

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Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch

Acted in The Imitation Game, Dr Strange, Star Trek Into Darkness, Thor: Ragnarok, Sherlock, Mowgli, 12 Years of Slave, War Horse, Frankenstein, The Other Boleyn Girl Has 101 nominations, and won 31 awards. A plant-based consumer both in food and fashion, when asked if he enjoyed Nandos, Cumberbatch responded, "Well only if they've got a vegan option." (actor / vegan)

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Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman

"Eating for me is how you proclaim your beliefs 3 times a day. That is why all religions have rules about eating. 3 times a day I remind myself that I value life, and don't want to cause any pain to or kill other living beings. That is why I eat the way I do." (actress / vegan)

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Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling

"Pigs in tiny crates suffer beyond anything we can easily imagine... these extremely social and intelligent animals lose their minds from being denied any social or psychological stimulation." (actor / vegan)

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Madelaine Petsch
Madelaine Petsch

"Being vegan keeps my body fueled and running smoothly", eating "clean, non-processed foods, which helps [her] avoid feeling fatigued on long work days.” (actress / vegan)

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Ellen Page
Ellen Page

“Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit?" (actress / vegan)

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Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais

"Animals are not here for us to do as we please with. We are not their superiors, we are their equals." (actor / vegan)

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Demi Moore
Demi Moore

“I’m never hungry, and my body is nourished. Because raw food is so nutritionally dense, it’ll feed your body. A healthy diet is everything.” (actress / vegan)

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Ian Somerhalder
Ian Somerhalder

“Animal cruelty is one of the most unfortunate and barbaric demonstrations of human beings manipulating ill conceived notions of “power” over other species.” (actor / vegetarian)

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Robin Quivers
Robin Quivers

"But when I started eating clean, it all stopped," "I couldn't believe the difference I saw." She credits a plant-based diet for her cancer recovery. (news anchor / vegan)

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Zac Efron
Zac Efron

“I’ve been experimenting with eating purely vegan,”. “That’s completely changed the way that my body works, and the way that I metabolize food, the way it turns into energy, the way that I sleep. It’s been brilliant. It’s been great for my exercise, and great for my routine.” (actor / vegan)

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Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney

“I think my designs have shown that animals don’t need to suffer for fashion. I don’t understand the need for fur; the use of real fur is just repulsive and I think there are plenty of ways you can make a coat or a bag look great (without it)” (fashion designer / vegan)

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Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin

"Every time we sit down to eat, we make a choice: Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for the animals. Do it for the environment and do it for your health." (actor / vegetarian)

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Steve-O
Steve-O

"Removing cruelty from my diet was one of the best moves I ever made. I’m 38 years old and in all-around better shape than I’ve ever been in. Being vegan for the last three years has benefitted every area of my life." (stuntman/comedian/ vegan)

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Olivia Wilde
Olivia Wilde

"Beyond my desire to boycott the torture factories, I am also way happier when I eat a plant based diet, and I feel about a thousand times more energetic." (actress / vegan)

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Tobey Macguire
Tobey Macguire

"It's never really been that hard for me. I've never had any desire to eat meat. In fact, when I was a kid I would have a really difficult time eating meat at all." (actor / vegetarian)

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Sarah Silverstone
Sarah Silverstone

I saw a cute (turkey) with a silly and cried, “Him!” Before my pointing finger had even dropped to my side, (the farmer) had grabbed the turkey by the neck and slit (the animal’s) throat. Blood and feathers went flying. I had sentenced that turkey to death! Up until then, I didn’t know where meat came from - and I’ve been a vegetarian ever since.” (comedian / vegetarian)

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Russell Brand
Russell Brand

"I don’t see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack." (actor / vegetarian)

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Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell

“Part of my becoming a vegetarian was that I would look at my burger, then look at my dogs, and I wasn’t able to see a difference.” (actress / vegetarian)

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Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson

“The more (animal-derived foods) you remove from your diet, the better you feel. The difference between vegetarian and vegan is huge. I feel so much better as a vegan.” (actress / vegan)

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Mayim Bialik
Mayim Bialik

“I show my love for animals by not eating them or participating in any business that profits directly from their exploitation or - if that irks you - their “use”. You may show your love for animals by eating them. You may love animals, but only “intelligent” ones. You may draw the line anywhere you gosh darn please, but for me, I couldn’t draw it anymore so I just gave up the line. I threw out the line.” (actress / vegan)

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Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to any animal.” (actor / vegan)

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Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain

"I don’t want to torture anything. It’s about trying to live a life where I’m not contributing to the cruelty in the world." (actress / vegan)

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Ellen Degeneres
Ellen Degeneres

“I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realised that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn’t disconnect myself from it anymore.” (actress / talk-show host / vegan)

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Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller

"I had to tell my parents I was a vegan, I came out to them. They were a little bit confused at first, but now they're supportive." (actor / vegan)

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Alicia Silverstone
Alicia Silverstone

"I just took a look at my dog and said, 'If I'm not willing to eat you, how can I continue to eat these other creatures that have the same desire to live, are just as funny, just as cute as my dogs?" (actress / vegan)

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Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker

“Life is full of choices, and many years ago, I chose to become a vegetarian; and it was one of the best choices I’ve ever made.” (actor / vegetarian)

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Woody Harrisson
Woody Harrisson

"Really, my message is simple. It’s a message of compassion. In this world that is spinning madly out of control, we have to realise that we’re all related. We have to try to live harmoniously.” (actor / vegan)

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Kate Mara
Kate Mara

"Being vegan has been so good for me. I've never felt better." (actress / vegan)

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Liam-Hemsworth
Liam-Hemsworth

"After all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I just couldn't continue eating meat." (actor / vegan)

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Michelle-Pfeiffer
Michelle-Pfeiffer

"Eating a vegan diet - it's just so much healthier and you avoid eating a lot of toxins that could age your skin and your body." (actress / vegan)

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Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp

"If you don’t like seeing pictures of violence towards animals being posted, you need to help stop the violence, not the pictures." (actor / vegetarian)

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Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara

"Of course I eat, I eat a lot. I love to eat. But I'm vegan. " (actress / vegan)

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