by Michael dEstries
Categories: Animals, Film/TV, People
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In the wake of Heath Ledger’s passing last January, his ex-wife Michelle Williams and their daughter Matilda faced an onslaught of media attention and paparazzi. As a result, the pair moved away from their Brooklyn home and found relative anonymity in a farmhouse in the upstate NY countryside. Newsweek recently caught up with Williams just in time for the release of her new film Wendy and Lucy. The found that it was easier for her to talk about her education in composting than anything else. We just hope that she finds the privacy she’s looking for. [Read more...]

As expected, PETA has responded to Liz Hurley’s decision to promote fur in a new ad campaign for Blackglama. “It’s shocking that she’s taking money to wear baby minks, who are skinned at six months old for Liz’s luxuries. Her wardrobe is as dead as her film career,” said Robbie LeBlanc, Director of PETA Europe. “Millions of animals are electrocuted and skinned alive, suffering terribly for the production of fur. With so many fantastic faux furs available, there is no excuse for the wearing of real fur,” said LeBlanc.

You know those vegetarian vampires from Twilight? They scared up more than $70 million at the box office this weekend according to early estimates. Let’s hope other vamps out there consider the human-free lifestyle…[Read more...]

Photo: Michelle Williams in a scene from the new film Wendy and Lucy.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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