Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Danny Glover: Let's Stop Criticizing Celebrity Do-Gooders

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

This isn’t really green celeb news, but since it’s related to celebrities who work with humanitarian groups, causes, and campaigns, it’s worth our attention.

It looks like Danny Glover is not liking the negative comments being made about celebrities. Being a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador himself, he’s probably been targeted by a lot of skeptics wondering why he chose to be involved with such matters.

…he said, “It’s important to separate people from what they do as a person and as part of an institution. Take Angelina Jolie for example, she’s a successful actress but when she’s doing charity work she does it within the framework of the United Nations, as a representative for them, not as a superstar. People should appreciate these efforts.”

Now you all know that we love celebrities who do some good for the world, but it’s easy to understand why some people would scoff at the idea of stars fighting for human rights, animal welfare, or the environment. Celebrities have been associated with living the good life, buying the best, most expensive things, and just generally being able to do whatever they want. So some people might think it’s odd if they start getting involved with serious causes or even believe that they couldn’t possibly understand what they’re fighting for. Even worse, the public also tends to think that it’s all just a publicity stunt when celebs sign on for such projects. I suppose it can be difficult for them to convince people of their dedication and credibility, but hopefully, the negative comments won’t stop them from doing their work.

Like us on Facebook:

This week in the veganverse IV

Wonder why everyone is so concerned with vegan underwear, hot dogs, and how we’ll celebrate Easter? Me too! It’s this week in the veganverse, round four.

“Hero cow” becomes media darling to non-vegans everywhere

This pariah has earned her freedom through resistance and a seat atop the pedestal few non-human animals have ever sat. It’s The Hunger Games and she’s our Cow-niss.


No one wants to date vegans, meat is getting the mayo treatment, and Finland get’s the first taste of new vegan fast food AGAIN.