Funny-man Ricky Gervais admits that the last time he cried was watching animal cruelty videos.
by Maria Mooney
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Ricky Gervais, English actor, comedian and proud animal activist, is becoming known for his no-nonsense attitude toward animal cruelty. The funny man may make jokes for a living, but when it comes to animal activism, he’s dead serious.

In an interview with The Guardian, the 52 year-old talked about his love for animals in between cracking jokes. When asked what makes him unhappy, he replied, “Outside serious family tragedy, nothing. Ten things a day annoy me a bit. The only thing that really depresses me is animal cruelty.”

Despite Gervais’ sense of humor, he does have a softer side. When asked about the last time the funny man cried, his response was, “Over a YouTube clip about animals. ‘Laboratory animals see sunlight for the first time’ or ‘elephant mourns his best friend the goat’. I watch something like that every day and I’m always in pieces.” We can totally relate!

Gervais’ love of animals isn’t just for the ones being abused every day. He went on to explain his feelings about companion animals saying that having a dog would be the one thing that would improve his life right now. The thoughtful late night host hasn’t adopted a furry friend because he feels it would be irresponsible considering his hectic schedule.

Did we mention we love Ricky Gervais?

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VIA The Guardian

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Maria Mooney, MSW, LSW, is a raw vegan licensed social worker, certified holistic health coach, research and editorial assistant at KrisCarr.com and freelance writer. After years of suffering with chronic health conditions, she is healing herself through a plant-based diet, radical self-care and consuming self love, and she wants to teach you how to do the same. She has done it all, including the Gerson Therapy and Hippocrates Health Institute's Life Transformation program. She knows how to make delicious juices, grow wheat grass, sprout anything and everything, create mouth-watering, healthy treats, grow shoots and more! She is also licensed in the mental health field and loves to marry mental health healing with physical healing to teach her clients to be themselves, love themselves and heal themselves. Contact her at MariaMooney.com for a free health consultation today!

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  • Truth

    Then his fat ass should stop eating them!
    Seriously, love the activism, but open your eyes. It’s called speciesism – love some, eat others.