After talking to Oprah and various publications about her desire to own a vehicle that “smells like french fries”, Julia Roberts received a biodiesel vehicle from her husband, Danny Moder. From the article,
“The pregnant actress was worrying about what she would drive once her kids grew too big for her hybrid Toyota Prius, so cameraman Moder treated her to a new motor. She says, ‘He bought me a diesel car that will run on biodiesel. It’s amazing how exciting all this is.’”
Is the new car an SUV? One could imagine that with a growing family, Roberts is looking to expand beyond the (rather roomy) interior of the Toyota Prius. Can we expect Julia to be spotted by the paparazzi making late-night dashes to various restaurants for their excess cooking oil? Either way, it’s a great move that she’s removed herself from foreign oil consumption for at least one of her vehicles. It’s a safe, biodegradable, and eco-friendly alternative to standard petrol. Look for more green celebrities to start diversifying beyond the Prius in the coming months. With more choices now available, the hybrid is “so 2006″….
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