News

Pamela Anderson's Reveals Why She Became an Activist

Actress shares her journey toward animal rights in a moving story on Vice.

In an in-depth feature, Vice magazine recently explored the life of Pamela Anderson, an iconic actress with a passion for animal activism. The story revealed several interesting facets of Anderson’s life, namely how she used her fame to bring attention to animal-rights issues. In a rarely seen letter that she penned to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) during her Baywatch heyday, Anderson stated, “I'm in a TV show called Baywatch and the press is obsessed with my personal life. I'd really like to divert some of the attention to things more important than my boobs or my boyfriends,” adding that, “I’ve been an animal lover and a PETA member since I was a kid, sending in rolled up quarters, and I've always wanted to get more involved. Please use me.” Since that time, Anderson has made a name for herself in animal-advocacy circles by starring in various advertising campaigns against animal consumption, lending her fame to promote the ban of foie gras in France, and launching two vegan shoe lines. Currently, Anderson is starring in a new film entitled Connected, in which she portrays a lonely fitness instructor and is shown in many scenes without makeup, a departure from her past roles.

More News

“Bleeding” Vegan Burger Sells Out in One Hour

Customers flock to get their hands on Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger at Whole Foods Market.
Read More »

World's First Vegan Lifestyle Series to Debut on A&E

More than 70 million subscribers of A&E’s FYI Network have a new plant-based TV show to look forward to this July.
Read More »

Vegan Butcher Shop Makes 6-foot Party Subs for Moby

The Herbivorous Butcher creates vegan meat and cheese-loaded submarine sandwiches for Minneapolis book-signing event.
Read More »

The Guardian Conducts Massive Vegan Taste Test

British staffers sample a wide range of vegan products with positive results.
Read More »

Philadelphia Hosts Vegan Pizza Tribute to Pussy Riot

Local pizzeria will host a tribute to Russian activist band with creative vegan pizzas and appetizers.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »