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Vegan Vegetarian Musicians

A$AP Rocky

You gotta go do research on the way they treat like fucking chickens, man. Those chickens go through fucking torture bef...


Whenever I’m about to eat meat I always see my little dog’s eyes."


I don’t believe human beings are designed to eat meat, I believe that meat is detrimental to our health." "Hum...

Alan Donohoe (The Rakes)

I am a vegan, and that diet is very good for the environment”.

Alanis Morissette

I realized I want to live till I’m 120. There’s a lifestyle that I am now happily creating that can, as best as is possi...
Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist)

Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist)

Being vegan allows me to devote myself to my cause every day of my life."

Alistair Stobbard (10,000 Things)

It happened through common sense really. I realised that by still eating eggs and dairy I was, in a way, still supportin...

Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy)

I just like not having a dependency on other forms of life. I like having a compassionate way of life."
Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

I've eaten organically since I was little and always kept meat minimal but today marks my first day as a 100% Vegan...

Belinda Carlisle

I’m so full of pride not to support factory farms."

Ben Kenney (Incubus)

If I wouldn’t eat my cat what’s the difference between eating a cat or a cow?”

Benjamin Grosvenor

When I was 14 I found myself thinking that, in an affluent society, there was no real reason to eat meat – the idea that...

Bill Ward (Black Sabbath)

It’s just a healthier way of living that was inspired by my wife several years ago. She had adopted the vegan lifestyle....

Billy Martin (Good Charlotte)

I couldn't imagine eating my pets".

Boy George

I have lots of vegan and raw food. I don't have cows produce ever!"
Bryan Adams vegetarian

Bryan Adams

"I completely stopped eating dead creatures in 1989." "If you love animals, don’t eat them."

Captain sensible (The Damned)

I'm pretty much a vegan".

Carl Dalemo (Razorlight)

I probably just realised that I didn’t want to eat them cos I like animals too much. And also seeing on TV loads of stuf...
Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

"I stopped eating beef at 13 and stopped eating all meat a few years ago. I would feel guilty that what was on my p...

Cheryl Cole

Being veggie allows me to make a difference and look great!”
Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde

The scale of abuse in Britain’s farms is a national disgrace. Please support Viva!’s campaigns to end the torture.

Colé van dais

If we don’t eat meat, everyone would eat.”
Crazy Arm

Crazy Arm

We reject animal exploitation.

Crispian Mills

I think we should all put more effort into practising peace and compassion".
Danny Sumbler

Danny Sumbler

People ask me if being vegetarian has health benefits. Well certainly: animals are happier and have a full life; that is...

Derrick Green

Animal rights is important because you can really tell how civilized a society is by the way that it treats its animals....

Dougie Poynter (McBusted)

I watched this documentary about where meat comes from and what the animals are fed, so essentially you're eating t...
Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding

I went vegan a few months ago. I feel leaner and healthier"

Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance)

I found out about where my food came from and the cruelty involved in getting meat and meat products".
Gareth Campesinos (Los Campesinos!)

Gareth Campesinos (Los Campesinos!)

I just think it’s horrible that we lock animals up and subject them to cruelty just so we can eat them.

Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)

I used to eat meat when I was a little kid, but I didn't know where it came from, and one day, I cut this piece of...

George Harrison

Meat-eating is not healthy and it’s not natural.


I just learned at a young age and stopped eating some things. As far as being a vegetarian, it's a moral thing, a h...

Hazel O’Connor

I saw a programme called 'The Animals', narrated by Julie Christie, in 1982, and I can still remember a specif...

Heather Small (M People)

I don't eat meat as a moral choice, and I don't eat dairy products because they are very mucus- forming, and t...

Howard Jones

The song is about the meat industry. It’s a very pro-vegetarian song that looks at the hypocrisy of meat."
Jeff Beck vegetarian

Jeff Beck

You can't just carve animals up - it's not necessary.
Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

"You do feel better. I do recommend the vegan diet because you wake up and feel great!"
Jeremy Cunningham

Jeremy Cunningham

'My main reason for going veggie was to opt out, just like I’ve opted out in other ways. I’ve rejected the cruelty...

Jim Kerr

I got a Saturday job; I used to clean the back store of a butcher’s shop - you can imagine what that was like! I’ve been...


We don't need to eat animals. I've been vegan four years, been living healthy, there's no energy loss and...
John Feldmann (Goldfinger)

John Feldmann (Goldfinger)

It wasn't that hard to become vegan for me. The only thing that was a little confusing was recognising animal ingre...

John Robb

"The revolution will be bloodless and taste pretty damn good!"
Jónsi Birgisson - Sigur Ros

Jónsi Birgisson - Sigur Ros

“I have been vegetarian for over ten years. It was something that happened gradually, I just started eating less and les...

Joss Stone

I’m not in the habit of eating my friends.

Julian Cope

You have to be pretty uninformed to eat meat in the 21st century, or live in some grand delusions that Father Corporatio...

Justin Timberlake

Look, if you knew how meat was raised, you wouldn’t eat it.
Kate Bush vegetarian

Kate Bush

I just could not stand the idea of eating meat - I really do think that it has made me calmer... People's general a...
Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis

I'm totally against animal cruelty. I am vegetarian, so I don't have clothes, shoes or bags made from leather...

Mark Ronson

Did the experience (of working with Paul McCartney) change me? Yes, it turned me into a vegetarian!”

Masta Killa

Growing up I didn’t really like meat. It was kind of forced on me. You’re being tricked into eating it, because if you s...

Michael Bolton

I didn’t want to ingest saturated fat or the hormones used on cows.
Mike Joyce

Mike Joyce

I became vegetarian after 'Meat is Murder' in 1985. All my kids have grown up vegetarian."
Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

There is nothing more beautiful than eating a meat free gluten free dairy free cheeseburger in the sunset."
Mira Aroya Ladytron

Mira Aroya Ladytron

I’ve definitely felt healthier since I stopped eating meat.


"If you don't want to be beaten, imprisoned, mutilated, killed or tortured then you shouldn't condone suc...


I see no difference between eating animals and paedophilia. They are both rape, violence, murder. If I'm introduced...
Ms Dynamite

Ms Dynamite

"I don’t want an animal to die for me to eat it. Life is life, full stop and I believe that life deserves to be res...

Peter Gabriel

"Intelligent life is all around us"

Phil Collen (Def Leppard)

Eating dead bodies started freaking me out, you know? I always kind of loved animals and stuff but I think it really hit...


"I’ve always felt that animals are the purest spirits in the world. They don’t fake or hide their feelings, and the...


I had animals as friends, who were happy to see me in their own animal way. I'm quite sure they did not want to be...
Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams

I found out about the animal cruelty and the torture that goes on, and I thought ‘that’s it – vegan’. It’s easy to make...
Shania Twain

Shania Twain

"I don't eat meat, fish, or eggs. I was never a big meat-eater, but I've got more energy now. I think the...
Sir Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney

For far too long, the animals have had no voice to speak on their behalf and the years of silence have muted their screa...

Stevie Wonder

I just made the decision that I wanted to stop eating meat, so I just stopped. It feels good to not eat meat”.

Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai)

"I remember a specific conversation with my mum, and she told me that pigs cry when they know they are going to die...
Tahita Bulmer (New Young Pony Club)

Tahita Bulmer (New Young Pony Club)

I’m really glad Viva! is campaigning against foie gras. It’s hideous and unnatural, it’s obscene, it - is - obscene, th...

Tempa T

"If you think that not eating meat is going to make you look scrawny or unhealthy please think again. Just imagine...
The Rakes

The Rakes

Milk is everywhere and it seems harmless enough…until you know the cruelty that results from it and the diseases it can...

Tim Burgess (The Charlatans)

I did it because of the band Crass. They taught me about how meat was murder and that kind of stuff. And I just always r...

Tony Kanal

I’ve always just loved animals and you just start making the connection between what you’re eating and what happens to t...

Travis Barker - Blink 182

I feel great after every meal and I know that no animals are getting hurt in the process.
Will Newman (10,000 Things)

Will Newman (10,000 Things)

Being vegetarian feels natural for me because I come from six generations of vegetarians and my dad is a Viva! supporter...

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