Friday, January 28

Billie Eilish named PETA Personality of the Year

American singer Billie Eilish was voted personality of the year by the PETA association, which works to protect the rights of all animals.

Vegan since the age of 12, the interpreter of “Ocean Eyes” has notably launched a collection of Air Jordan sneakers without leather and with more than 20% recycled materials.

The artist also convinced designers such as Oscar de la Renta to forgo fur and released a scent that did not contain any animal components and was not tested on animals.

Most recently, Billie Eilish encouraged her followers not to eat turkey on Thanksgiving. “Turkeys are among the sweetest creatures in the world,” she said.

the youngest winner of this award

For all these reasons, the association MAP (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) decided to give him this annual prize, which was awarded in previous years to Rémi Gaillard, Roger Moore, Pamela Anderson, Joaquin Phoenix and Hugo Clément.

The 19-year-old star, the youngest recipient of the award, “clearly puts her opposition to meat meals, dairy products, leather, fur and silk to the fore,” explained the founder of PETA. , Ingrid Newkirk.

“PETA thanks her for taking every opportunity to remind people that vegan fashion and that vegan foods are more respectful of the animals and the planet that we share with them,” she added.

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