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American Idol Finalist Kristy Lee Cook Hosts New Hunting Reality Show

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Well-known American Idol finalist Kristy Lee Cook is “hunting” for some bad press.

The southern gal is hosting the Versus channel newest show hunting show Goin’ Country. What happens in the reality series? One thing: Kristy hunts animals. The end.

“I never used to like killing animals until I got out and experienced it,” says Cook. “It’s the food chain. Animals are here for us to eat. In my family we grew up without a lot of money so I take all this meat home and anything that’s left we give to homeless shelters or orphanages so all the meat is going somewhere and I get to feed all these people.”

While we are all for donating food to homeless shelters and orphanages, we also think it’s important to focus on the kind of food one donates and how that food is acquired. Hunting, while undeniably greener than factory farming, is still on our “Super Big Time Not Cool” list.

As VegetarianStar.com points out: 18 of the 20 healthiest foods under $1 are vegan. Maybe it’s time to start hunting chickpeas. We’re just sayin’…

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