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Demanded to Stop Using Fur by PETA, Kelis Gets Fierce

January 15, 2010 07:56:40 GMT

Kelis personally believes there's nothing wrong with her habit of wearing fur since she never endangers rare animal, calling PETA's founder as a 'batty' hypocrite.


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R&B star Kelis has slammed animal rights organization People for the Ethical treatment of Animals (PETA), defending her use of fur and dubbing founder Ingrid Newkirk a "batty" hypocrite. Kelis has made her feelings clear in an open letter after receiving a PETA missive asking her to stop wearing fur.

Addressing her fondness for animal coats, Kelis writes, "It's not just the look of fur. It's warm as hell and feels glorious, ever rubbed faux fur on your body? Nothing luxurious about that. If I started wearing endangered animals like polar bear or orangutan then talk to me. But the minks and chinchilla, that quite honestly are rodents and if weren't in the form of a coat I would demand they be put to death anyway (sic), are not an issue to me."

The "Milkshake" hitmaker acknowledges the killing of any creature is brutal, but insists it's part of the circle of life. She notes, "There is no humane way to kill anything. It's unfortunate but it's part of life. With that being said, I would eat pterodactyl if you found some and you told me it was meaty and delicious."

"I eat meat, and in fact my mouth salivates as I type the word meat!" she added. Kelis goes on to urge PETA activists to concentrate their efforts on other causes: "I feel very strongly about a lot of things such as the sweatshops that spin cotton and the blood on their hands."

"If u (sic) want to preach do it about something worthwhile, don't waste my time trying to save the dang chipmunk. Find a worthwhile cause like the women being maimed in these Middle Eastern countries. Or female circumcision. Or women's rights here in America; we still get paid less for doing the same jobs as men."

The singer also uses her letter to take a personal swipe at PETA founder Newkirk, writing, "I found out that the founder Ingrid Newkirk is completely batty. I had a feeling but she far exceeded my expectations. I mean (she's) certifiably insane! I think she's a diabetic, which means she needs insulin, which is taken from lab pigs (I know this because my sister happens to be in veterinary school), which would be completely hypocritical."


 




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posted by roulette on Dec 18, 2010
its not the animal's fault that they were born looking like that....so should we do what they do to animals to YOU since ur also a disgusting looking rodent? I mean....a mink actually looks way better than you do so you should actually be treated worse.
posted by hmm on Dec 18, 2010
Goddamn she's ugly as fuck..... Maybe she does need fur to cover up that face and that hideous blue eyeshadow...
posted by Adri on Jul 30, 2010
I think i need to kill this bich
posted by Mtiff on Jan 15, 2010
THANK YOU KELIS ! about Damn time somebody stood up to these wack jobs. THANK YOU THANK YOU
posted by Sacha on Jan 15, 2010
If PETA is a good organisation, they would offer to buy the coat of Kellis and donated the money, for 1 dollar you can save 2 baby's. And mabye it would stimulate Kellis in thinking how about spending lots of money in a fur coat mabye in something whats cold a micro credit for the woman who are having a hard time in the 3d world. !!!
posted by Sacha on Jan 15, 2010
Good job Kellis! People and organisations like PETA need to open there spoiled eye´s! In Africa are every 5 minutes 5 kids dying because there parents couldent afford the malaria vacine! PETA is spending Millions a year on big commercial campaigns against eating meat! And wearing fur!! W.T.F?
posted by Paul Blart on Jan 15, 2010
THANK YOU Kelis!!! I totally agree. PETA is a terrorist organization. Anyone involved in PETA needs to get a life.
posted by david on Jan 15, 2010
Who is kelis anyway? Sounds to me she's looking for attention and publicity. She should remember where she came from... not everone's rich and have to warm themselves with regular coats. She comes across might snobby and uppety. She needs a smack down- to be told not everyone can afford the "warm" lifestyle of a 2-bit player.
posted by Dirac on Jan 15, 2010
THANK YOU!!! PETA is a very hypocritical organization that makes millions a year but does not actually help animals. Just a note, the founder person she spoke of is not the one with diabetes, that is another hypocritical a** at PETA. No, their founder just supports domestic terrorists and gives them money. PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals.

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