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Emmerdale’s ‘Leyla Harding’ is A Natural Beauty in Lettuce Gown

She’s best known to Emmerdale fans as feisty Leyla Harding, the fun-loving girl who has achieved her dream of buying the “old farm shop”. But the issue that really gets actor Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi fired up in real life is promoting a vegan lifestyle!

Manchester-born Rokhsaneh took time out of her hectic filming schedule to join PETA in celebrating the start of Vegetarian Awareness Month. Wearing a stunning gown made entirely of real lettuce leaves, Rokhsaneh urged shoppers in Leeds to “Let Vegetarianism Grow on You!” while PETA activists dished out delicious Redwood … Read more.