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Russell Brand Goes Vegan

Actor Russell Brand has gone vegan after seeing the documentary Forks Over Knives.

Actor-comedian Russell Brand tweeted Sunday that he is now embracing a vegan lifestyle. Brand cited a viewing of documentary Forks Over Knives, which focuses on the health benefits of a plant-based diet, as an influence on his decision. In his tweet, the actor also said “...goodbye eggs, hello Ellen,” in reference to talk-show host Ellen Degeneres, an outspoken vegan. Vegetarian since age 14, Brand was named one of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities in 2011. He is best known for his roles in comedic films such as Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek, and Arthur.

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