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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?!!


If you only want a less-cruel turkey industry, you don’t give a shit about turkeys

There’s more than enough out their promoting the use of animals already- can’t animal rights activists agree to be the ones who say stop it and mean it?


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These acts of intimidation and aggression don’t change public perspective on veganism for the better, and that’s the only thing that will help animals.


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