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Ricky Gervais tweets to show the cruelty behind wearing furRicky Gervais tweets to show the cruelty behind wearing fur

Ricky Gervais: 'Real Fur is Real Cruelty'

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Ricky Gervais is known for his sense of humor but the English actor is showing that when it comes to animals suffering, he takes the matter really seriously.

The ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ star took to Twitter this weekend to expose the cruelty behind the fur industry.

The post also included a graphic photo of an animal, clearly in pain, caught by the front paws in a metal trap in the woods. The photo is so heartbreaking that Twitter even shows a ‘Sensitive Material’ warning before previewing it. Although it’s probably less controversial than his previous tweets about fur.

Gervais didn’t explain what prompted the tweet but having it retweeted over 3,000 times, the funny man is once again using his celebrity to promote all the right things and those innocent beautiful animals are no doubt very thankful.

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  • daytrip

    Where is this taken?!!

Collaborating with animal exploiters won’t help animals

The two sides claim to both have the “health and well-being of animals” in mind in this partnership, but one likely said “after profitability” under their breath.

Exploitation for art is no worse than exploitation for dinner

It always seems to come back to a confused juror deciding when animal use is justified.

Humane Society Serves Pork to Save Dogs…WTF?!

All animals matter morally, equally.