The entire environmental-movement collectively choked on their shot of wheatgrass earlier this year when Fur Council of Canada’s executive vice-president Alan Herscovici said, “You want to help nature? Ride your bike to work, put out your blue box and buy a fur coat.”
So wait! Mary Kate and Ashley are actually budding environmentalists? Sharon Stone is up with Planet Earth? Hmm…
Luckily the HSUS has released a report showing that the fur industry makes enormous energy investments to run their fur factory farms and tanneries — including using a slew of gasoline-burning vehicles and a laundry list of toxic carcinogenic chemicals.
Check out the short video below to show how stars like Aretha Franklin and Maggie Gyllenhaal are not only making the cruel choice when wearing fur, but also the environmentally-destructive choice.