7 Celebrities Who Are Vegan
After vegetarianism and a whole lot of other trends, veganism is another trend – or perhaps a lifestyle – that’s caught up among Hollywood celebrities. We bring to you a list of recently turned vegan celebs and those who have tried, tested and been successful in adapting to the vegan lifestyle.
1. Alicia Silverstone
A noted animal rights and environmental activist, Alicia Silverstone turned to veganism since 1998. The cause of her change was an animal rights meeting which she attended and realized that she (to quote the lady herself) "was an animal lover who was eating animals".
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2. Mike Tyson
One of the undisputed boxing champions of all time, Mike Tyson turned to veganism in 2009 and hasn't looked back since. He says being vegan has changed his life for good. It's actually his wife who started this trend after dabbling with other diet trends to lose weight. But Tyson has stuck to veganism since then.
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3. Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams is a vegan and a supporter of Greenpeace and PETA. He says he 'didn't see the point in crusading for Greenpeace and then eating a fish' and so he became a vegan.
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4. Tobey Maguire
He became a vegetarian in 1992 and finally turned into a vegan in 2009. He also has banned all leather products in his house. He is known for losing and gaining weight as required according to his films' characters. To have a muscular physique for Spider-Man 2, he ate a lot of tofu.
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5. Betty White
This 89-year old grandmother also happens to be Hollywood's favorite grandma. By the way, she's also vegan. Being an activist for the Morris Animal Foundation, she's always been an animal lover.
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6. Robin Williams
The lovable comedian and actor Robin Williams is also among the celebrities who are vegans. He decided to go vegan to avoid any further heart attacks and lead a healthier life.
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7. Joaquin Phoenix
The Phoenix family is one big, happy and vegan family. Yes, Joaquin and all the members of his family are vegans. Yes, so he's off-limits from all animal products since he was a child. A lifelong vegan, this one.
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