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Alicia Silverstone is fuming about feathers

Alicia Silverstone is fuming about feathers

Dec 14 2012, 9:31am CST | by

Alicia Silverstone has taken part in a new PETA campaign exposing cruelty ducks and geese suffer for their feathers. The 'Clueless' actress appears as a spokesperson for animal rights organization...

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Alicia Silverstone is fuming about feathers

Dec 14 2012, 9:31am CST | by

Alicia Silverstone has taken part in a new PETA campaign exposing cruelty ducks and geese suffer for their feathers.

The 'Clueless' actress appears as a spokesperson for animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in its latest effort to shed light on the inhumane practices used to pluck birds' feathers to produce down, which is then used in clothing, pillows and bedding.

She said: "No matter where it comes from, down is a product of cruelty to birds."

In the video expose released today (14.12.12), the 36-year-old actress states the live birds often have their feathers roughly yanked out of their bodies by workers which tears their flesh, which is then sown back together with a needle and thread without administering painkillers to the animals.

The video further alleges some ducks and geese used for down are also used for foie gras production - which involves the creatures being force-fed to fatten their livers.

Alicia - who is a committed vegan and previous recipient of the Sexiest Female Vegetarian award - said: "You can help stop this suffering by purchasing only down-free products and encouraging all your friends and family members to do the same. This is one simple way to make a huge difference for animals.

"Even in costumes I've said please don't use any feathers anywhere. I feel great not using down and feathers - there's no need for it at all."

 
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Cheyenne Jackson Marries Boyfriend In Front Of Celeb Friends

Sep 14 2014 5:02pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Entertainer Cheyenne Jackson, 39, has married Jason Landau, his boyfriend of more than a year and who some media outlets are identifying as an entrepreneur (although of what it is unclear), at an estate in Encino, California Saturday night. The couple exchanged rings and vows in front of a group of friends that included Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jane Lynch and Alicia Silverstone. The two men have been ...
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Why Lifetime’s Brittany Murphy Movie Is a Disgrace To her Legacy

Sep 8 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

[Photo Credit: Getty Images] By Christopher Rosa Lifetime aired its buzzed-about biopic on the late Brittany Murphy — aptly titled The Brittany Murphy Story — Saturday night. Controversy reached a fever pitch last week when Murphy’s father Angelo Bertolotti told Examiner he is “outraged” by the “hideous, unauthorized, and completely untrue” film. However, after watching the movie, he isn’t too far off-base.  The Brittany Murphy Story is bad, and that’s an understatement. Th ...
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The 16 (or 5 idk) Craziest Moments From The Brittany Murphy Story!!!!

Sep 7 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Let’s get one thing out of the way first: Yes, Lifetime’s “The Brittany Murphy” story was as sensationalized and over-the-top as we all thought it would be.All of the facts we knew about Brittany’s untimely death in 2009 were not mentioned or saved for a written slide at the end of the unauthorized biopic. The rest was a garbled mess telling her “story” from her humble New Jersey beginnings to the sad en ...
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That Wig On "Alicia Silverstone" Though... (J Harvey/Dlisted)

Aug 29 2014 2:05pm CDT | Source: WeSmirch.com

J Harvey / Dlisted: That Wig On “Alicia Silverstone” Though...  Do yourself a favor and get into these clips from Lifetime's Brittany Murphy biopic.  This s**t is so low-budget that I think it might be a prank.  I was waiting for Jimmy Kimmel, no ...
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A Guide To the Best Romantic Comedies Streaming on Netflix

Aug 8 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

[Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures]We’re always looking for a good romantic comedy, be it for a movie night with friends or a rainy Sunday afternoon in solitude. In recent years the output has been bleak — will anyone admit to seeing Gigli, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, or The Ugly Truth? — but we can’t help but hope and pray that soon an adorable on-screen couple will whisk us away to a land of meet-cutes ...
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7 weeks ago

Inside Alicia Silverstone’s Son Bear’s 3rd Birthday Bash

Jul 29 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Celebrity Baby Blog

What party animals! To celebrate son Bear Blu‘s third birthday on May 17, Alicia Silverstone invited friends and family to Farm Sanctuary’s Southern California Shelter for an afternoon spent relaxing with the rescued residents. “We had the sweetest time celebrating Bear’s birthday at Farm Sanctuary. From loving up the animals to a raging drum circle with the most delicious vegan food and sunshine — it ...
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