Hip hop star Usher has come over to the green side. Radar Online is reporting that the 33 year-old singer has gone vegan, and loves what it’s doing to improve his already enviable abs.
A source told Radar, “Usher frequents a few vegan restaurants in New York City and not only loves the food, but feels like it’s the healthiest way to live.”
Apparently, the singer is close with Justin Bieber. So close that he’s trying to get the teen sensation to enhance his diet as well to keep him energetic while on tour. The same source said, “He’s desperate to get Bieber on the same health kick he is and thinks with all the touring and busy schedule he has, it would keep him energized.”
The source adds that thus far, Bieber isn’t game for the change in diet, but he does see Usher as a mentor, so it can’t be ruled out. Bieber is also friends with Ellen, so maybe Usher and the host can both work on convincing him.
Usher has apparently focused more on healthy living since his father died of a heart attack in 2008. Bill Clinton and Rosie O’Donnell would agree that the best medicine to keep your heart healthy is to adopt a plant based diet. Kudos to Usher for changing up his eating so he can be around to entertain the world for many years to come.
Our big question is… What are his favorite restaurants in NYC? Has anyone spotted him at any vegan joints?
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