Australia: ‘Woman wearing nothing but lettuce urges veganism’

Posted on June 27, 2012

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Today (27th June), a news item was posted on New Zealand television web-site tvnz.co.nz titled ‘Woman wearing nothing but lettuce urges veganism’.

‘… A young woman dressed only in lettuce leaves has braved Brisbane rain to encourage veganism.

Brittany Perkins, 18, a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) activist, drew plenty of curiosity with her figure-hugging dress made of real lettuce leaves.

She stepped out at King George Square on Wednesday holding a sign that read “Turn Over a New Leaf – Go Vegan”.

Perkins – aka the Lettuce Lady – says billions of animals suffer while humans raise and kill them for food.

The proud vegan argues this contributes to climate change, resource depletion, pollution and world hunger.

Her dress was left a little soggy after the statement.

“I wanted to brave the rain and cold because it’s nothing compared to what our animals go through,” she said.

PETA boasts a bevy of vegan beauties on its list of sexy activists including Lynx ad girl and singer Sophie Monk …’

Read the item at http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/woman-wearing-nothing-but-lettuce-urges-veganism-4948291

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