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8 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Animals

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5. Anne Hathaway

Although she recently won an Oscar for her heart-wrenching performance in Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway is a winner for animals every day. This vegan superstar is pulling out all the stops for her furry friends by avidly promoting her veggie lifestyle, plus she even threw a completely vegan wedding!

6. Russell Brand

Russell Brand, from Brian Solis via flickr


His infamous tweet, “I’m now vegan, goodbye eggs, hello Ellen” is where it all started for Russel Brand. Crowned by PETA as one of the sexiest vegetarian celebrities of 2012, Russel Brand made the switch from vegetarian to vegan after watching the groundbreaking documentary Forks Over Knives.

7. Emily Deschanel

Emily Deschanel doesn’t just play an animal lover on the hit TV series Bones, off the screen she regularly speaks out against animal cruelty, raises awareness for factory farming and devotes herself to the vegan lifestyle. Reaching many people with her message, Emily has been honored by Mercy For Animals for all her amazing animal advocacy work.

Alicia Silverstone, from ravenu via flickr

8. Alicia Silverstone

Perhaps most well known for her role in Clueless, on a quest to help others live happier, healthier and more meaningful lives, Alicia Silverstone founded The Kind Life an online community that shares valuable information and resources to help you live the kindest life possible. She is also actively involved in animal rights campaigns with PETA and a huge supporter of Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary.

Who are your favorite animal loving celebrities?

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11:02AM PDT on Sep 3, 2013

Ellen wanted to be a vetinarian? She probably should have tried to be veterinarian instead, because those are real.

4:43AM PDT on Aug 20, 2013

blessings for them!

7:05AM PDT on Jul 2, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

1:56AM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

Degenerate is a Cover Girl. That's why she sucks.

4:06AM PDT on Jun 14, 2013

Hope they help spread the words

12:55PM PDT on Jun 6, 2013

Awesome, but you know what? I didn´t like that Ellen Degeneres was in a Cover Girl commercial; they test on animals!

1:32AM PDT on Jun 5, 2013

Fantastic ! Blessings to them.

1:04PM PDT on Jun 4, 2013

Glad to see that they are pitching in, I'm sure their donations are really helping. However, I haven't seen them advertising any causes on national television networks.

12:24AM PDT on Jun 4, 2013


7:37PM PDT on Jun 2, 2013

This is so wonderful to see we only need more powerful voices!

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