The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today that vegan actress Mayim Bialik has been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series for her work in The Big Bang Theory. Another vegan on the nominee list is writer Carol Leifer, who is nominated for Outstanding Writing For A Variety Special for her work on the 84th annual Academy Awards show. Both Bialik and Leifer are committed to cruelty-free lifestyles and are proud members of the vegan community. Bialik even tells Entertainment Weekly that her best friend is buying her two vegan cupcakes to celebrate the good news. The 64th Emmy Awards show will air live Sunday, September 23, 2012 on ABC at 4pm PT.