AR-News: PETA says Moores size a weighty issue
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PETA says Moores size a weighty issue
Jennifer Szymaszek / AP file
PETA says that filmmaker Michael Moore should stop living large.
By Jeannette Walls
Updated: 9:30 a.m. ET May 06, 2004Michael Moore is making headlines with
his controversial documentary, but one group is targeting the filmmaker for
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has selected the gadfly
filmmaker as one of its Flab Five and is treating him to a Veg Eye for the
Fat Guy makeover. Looks like the Downsize This author has been doing too
much supersizing, notes PETA.
Well be sending him a nice little care package, a makeover kit filled with
health and diet tips, PETAs vegetarian starter kit, and suggestions on how
he might change his lifestyle, PETAs Michael McGraw tells The Scoop.
American Idol winner Ruben Studdard is also getting targeted by PETA. If
The Velvet Teddy Bear doesnt want to become known as The Velveeta Teddy
Bear, he might want to idle his meat and dairy intake, notes the group.
Disney blocks release of Moore's new film
Others celebs wholl be receiving PETAs Flab Five pack include Luciano
Pavarotti (Says PETA: Hes three tenors rolled into one!), John Madden
(Pass on the Turducken and rush for the salad bar), and actor John Goodman
(TVs West Wing senator looks like hes been indulging in a few too many
PETA says it's not worried about a controversy for targeting obese people.
Its a light-hearted approach to a serious issue, McGraw says. The Veg
Eye has the potential to save these guys lives.
"One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or
torture an animal and get away with it" Margaret Mead.
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