Actor Paul Wesley—identified for his starring function as Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries—took to Twitter this week to induce his 4.1 million followers to go vegan within the new 12 months. “Manufacturing facility farming is, for my part, one of the vital necessary problems with our time. If not an important,” Wesley tweeted. “The unimaginable struggling imposed on dwelling beings, the reason for quite a few illnesses/pandemics, and the best contributor to local weather change. Be part of me and go vegan in 2021.”
Manufacturing facility farming is, for my part, one of the vital necessary problems with our time. If not an important.
The unimaginable struggling imposed on dwelling beings, the reason for quite a few illnesses/ pandemics, and the best contributor to local weather change.
Be part of me & go vegan in 2021.
— Paul Wesley (@paulwesley) December 20, 2020
Wesley on animal rights
The 38-year-old vegan actor is a longtime animal-rights activist. In 2012, Wesley co-hosted the Humane Society of the USA’ H-Couture 2012 occasion, a trend present to advertise cruelty-free clothes. In 2014, the star penned a letter to the CEO of pork firm Seaboard Meals to protest its use of gestation crates, which he referred to as “merciless strategies of the previous.” Along with personally attending animal-rights occasions hosted by Mercy For Animals and different organizations, Wesley makes use of his social media platforms to advertise veganism.
In November, Wesley took to Instagram to reply to a Thanksgiving recipe Vice President-elect Kamala Harris posted of cornbread dressing that referred to as for pork. “How about we use veggie sausage as a substitute of pork and assist struggle local weather change?” Wesley requested. Shortly thereafter, a petition to problem Harris to go vegan for the month of January was launched by JIVINITI Girls’s Coalition, a various group of organizations composed largely of girls of shade.
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