Actress Anya Taylor-Pleasure—who stars as chess phenom Beth Harmon in fashionable Netflix sequence The Queen’s Gambit—has been a vegetarian for greater than 15 years and mentioned her on-and-off once more relationship with veganism in a latest interview with Harper’s Bazaar. “I’ve been a vegetarian since I used to be eight, so I don’t contact meat or fish,” the Argentinian-British actress mentioned. “I used to be vegan for a very long time. I obtained into it as a result of it’s essentially the most ecologically aware alternative you may make as a client.”
The 24-year previous actress defined that she skilled well being advantages when she didn’t devour any animal merchandise. “Once I was a vegan it was the healthiest I’ve ever felt, as a result of I had a lot power,” Taylor-Pleasure mentioned. “I used to be consuming a ton as a result of I’ve a extremely massive urge for food and was getting in additional greens. As a vegetarian, I really like quite a lot of Italian meals—however I don’t get that many greens in there.”
Thanks partly to Taylor-Pleasure’s stellar efficiency, The Queen’s Gambit is Netflix’s best-performing scripted sequence so far with 68 million households tuning in to look at the sequence inside its first 28 days of launch in October.
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