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  • 23
  • Dec

Announcing PETA’s Person of the Year – Ricky Gervais!

Comedian wins PETA awardRicky Gervais already has his fair share of gongs  – BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Emmys, to mention just a few – but now he has a new accolade to boast about. The outspoken comedian has just been named PETA’s Person of the Year for 2013, thanks to the way that he uses his influence and wit to defend animals day after day. He’s joining an illustrious list of British celebs who have been recognised by PETA, including Brian May and Morrissey.

When he’s not making fans laugh in shows such as Derek Read more.

  • 14
  • Jan

Jamie Kilstein Stands Up for Veganism (Tickets on Sale Now!)

Jamie Kilstein is a vegan athlete, a stand-up comedian, a political activist and an Internet radio host.

The American funny-man often uses his comedy shows to shine a spotlight on animal rights. We caught up with him ahead of his upcoming UK tour.

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Congratulations on winning bronze in a world jiu-jitsu championship in November. Even though so many top athletes have turned to a vegan diet, do you face any challenges with perception of veganism in sport?

My jiu-jitsu and mixed martial arts friends … Read more.