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Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson Are PETA's 2012 Sexiest Vegetarians

June 28, 2012 18:29:32 GMT

The two Hollywood actors have given up dairy and animal products for years now, for two different reasons.


Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson Are PETA's 2012 Sexiest Vegetarians
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PETA has named the two celebrities that will hold the title of Sexiest Vegetarians this year. The animal rights organization picked Jessica Chastain and Woody Harrelson because their animal-free diet "combined 45 years of cruelty-free eating have saved at least 4,500 animals" from being killed.

Chastain went vegetarian 15 years ago and vegan 5 years ago. "I don't want to torture anything," she said. "It's about trying to live a life where I'm not contributing to the cruelty in the world. While I am on this planet, I want everyone I meet to know that I am grateful they are here."

Meanwhile, Harrelson found his inspiration from health problems he faced 25 years ago while he was a struggling actor. "I used to eat burgers and steak, and I would just be knocked out afterward; I had to give it up," the 50-year-old actor said. "The first thing was dairy. I was about 24 years old and I had tons of acne and mucus. I met some random girl on a bus who told me to quit dairy and all those symptoms would go away three days later. By God she was right."

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