Russell Simmons Hopes Obama Will Help End Taiji Dolphin Hunt
Always lending his voice to a worthy cause, hip-hop mogul and founder of record label, Def Jam, Russell Simmons recently spoke out against the dolphin massacre happening in Taiji, Japan while appearing on the Jane Velez-Mitchell Show.
“This kind of suffering should not be tolerated,” said Simmons while on the show. “Those who are doing [the slaughtering] should be stopped.” He stated that he thinks President Barack Obama could intervene and help end the slaughter in Japan.
Simmons went on to talk about his shock over what’s happening in Taiji and encouraged everyone to raise their voice and speak for not only the dolphins, but for all animals around the world.
According to Sea Shepherd, over 1,200 dolphins have been herded into “the cove” since the first of September.
See the full interview below.
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