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Jessica Simpson: Pork-Free for Pet Pig?

Jessica Simpson: Pork-Free for Pet Pig?

Dog-owners wouldn’t be caught dead eating dog meat. So does that mean people with pet pigs should avoid pork?

Jessica Simpson is pondering this very question on Twitter, revealing: “I’m thinking about getting a pet pig. Does this mean I’ll have to give up pork?”

You might remember Jessica caused quite the controversy last year when she proudly wore the “Real Girls Eat Meat” shirt. Now, it looks like she’s having to decide whether she wants to honor the shirt or the animal.

Of course, PETA has some thoughts on this decision and told US Magazine: “Pigs, who are smarter than dogs and every bit as sensitive to pain and stress, don’t belong in Jessica’s stomach or carted around as her latest.”

What do you think about Jessica’s dilemma? Can she in good consciousness snack on a bacon sandwich while playing with her pet pig? Chime in and share your thoughts!

See more about the teacup pig craze here.

Read more: Eating for Health, News & Issues, Pets

By Michael Parrish DuDell, Ecorazzi

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11:44AM PDT on Apr 15, 2013

better a pig like pet than like food... i guess.

7:39PM PDT on Mar 27, 2012

Just because she is going to be paid, big money, to lose weight, once she has her baby, doesn't mean she should eat like a "pig"!!!!!!!! She doesn't deserve a pet pig, they should only live with people that care about the animals!!!!!!!!!!!

1:38PM PST on Mar 2, 2012

I think we should all give up pork!! -whether or not we have a pig as a pet.

10:19AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

dosen't she have a bad track record with pets? (if so) the pig would be better off being eaten by her than treated as a disposable fad pet.

11:08AM PST on Feb 24, 2012

It may sound simple and not well thought out, but anything that raises the awareness of what's really on your plate should be considered beneficial. When I was young I was horrified to learn that the fried chicken on my plate was really a dead bird. Animals are not food! I commend her for drawing attention to the fact that what we eat is a living being. Give her credit. Even if she continues to eat pork, maybe someone else will give it up. This is a good thing!

1:56PM PST on Feb 16, 2012

I think this girl is lacking a few brain cells!

4:43PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

“I’m thinking about getting a pet pig. Does this mean I’ll have to give up pork?” - well that about says it all, doesn't it? What a dope! If you have to ask the world what you should do about any particular thing then you obviously don't have a brain.


4:01PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

I hope to the Lord that she stops eating pork. And stops supporting the brutal slaughter and consumptions of Earthlings.

10:36AM PST on Feb 15, 2012

shes so fake!!

10:21AM PST on Feb 15, 2012

Soo cute

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