Al Sharpton Goes Veg

Reverend Al Sharpton discusses his conversion to vegetarianism in a new interview with PETA.


After gradually cutting meat out of his diet, civil-rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton—best known for his popular talk show and political commentary—tells People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals that he has gone completely vegetarian. In October, Sharpton disclosed on The Wendy Williams Show that he had adopted a pescetarian lifestyle, and now tells PETA that he no longer eats any meat. Sharpton previously worked with PETA on a campaign to expose cruelty in slaughterhouses that supply KFC, and comments to the animal-welfare organization, “I ran into Bill Clinton, who told me how he has more energy, needs less sleep, and can think more clearly since going vegan, and I can tell you the same thing happened to me.”

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