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Paris Accused of Pig-Like Behavior

10/13/2009 12:28 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

PETA has unleashed a brutal attack against Paris Hilton for buying a pet mini-pig recently, claiming she's setting a "wretched example" by treating animals like they're "as disposable as her friends and fiances."

Paris Hilton Tea cup pig

PETA says of Paris: "The Chihuahuas, ferrets, and kinkajous she's paraded through her home in the past were not accessories, and pot-bellied pigs aren't either."

The good news: Paris told us she doesn't think she'll get swine flu because she doesn't eat pork.


Swats at Obama

for Killing That Fly!

6/17/2009 12:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

PETA is finally going after President Barack Obama for delivering capital punishment to a housefly on the White House grounds yesterday -- a death that was caught on tape.

When asked for comment, here's the statement PETA released: 

"He isn't the Buddha, he's a human being and human beings have a long way to go before they think before they act."

We're told the fly's carcass has been moved to a secret location ... we're guessing the bottom of a White House trash can.

Audrina Rejects Smoothest Pick-Up Line Ever

4/23/2009 1:54 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Our photog was S.O.L. when he tried getting Audrina Patridge's digits yesterday, because if busting out a picture of his two adorable rescued pit bulls couldn't melt her heart enough to go out with him -- at a PETA event -- nothing would.

Audrina Patridge: Click to watch

Pam Anderson Sells Out for Strip Steak

4/17/2009 2:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pamela Anderson is turning a blind eye to her hardcore vegetarian, anti-meat beliefs -- and it's all for her deep appreciation of strip clubs.

Pamels Anderson
Anderson, who's been an obnoxiously loud animal activist and PETA spokesperson, is on board to help celebrate the upcoming opening of a strip club -- which happens to be part of a New York steakhouse.

FYI -- steak comes from slaughtered cows.

But the craziest part of the whole thing -- neither Pam nor PETA refuse to acknowledge the moral dilemma. Here's PETA's statement: "Pam is not a host but may be attending as an invited guest, and since steakhouses nowadays have some of the best salad bars and veggie options around, we're sure she'll find plenty to eat should she attend."

So what happens if KFC -- with whom Pam waged war against -- opens a strip club and "invites" Pam as a guest? Would she go if they too had a nice salad bar? We're guessing if the price is right...

Calls to Pam's management have not been returned.

Michael Jackson -- PETAphile?

11/27/2008 5:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson has turned his back on cardio-deprived giraffes, according to PETA.
Michael Jackson: Click to view!
When Neverland Ranch was essentially dismantled a year ago, a bunch of Jacko's pets -- including four giraffes -- were sold to an Arizona couple that wanted to start an animal sanctuary.

PETA claims the giraffes are stuck in cages barely as wide as the animals are tall. They wrote Jacko a letter asking him to help pressure the owners into doing something more humane.

The couple that owns the animals says the giraffes have been moved to their new 150 x 150 ft. digs -- and the animals will have an even bigger space to do whatever the hell it is that giraffes do when their 185 acre sanctuary is up and runnning.

All that aside -- the video of Jacko's old giraffe "Rambo" hittin' the bag to the "Rocky" theme song is worth a peek.

Linda Hogan


8/18/2008 2:33 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

We got hold of this pic of Linda Hogan, who not only looks like a cougar, she apparently had several killed for her getup.

We don't know when it was taken, but she's covered in dead animals from head to God knows where.

Here's the irony. We're told Linda, who looks suspiciously like 87-year-old Carol Channing, is a PETA supporter, however, now we're thinkin' she meant pita supporter.

Maybe her 19-year-old boyfriend likes it furry.

UPDATE: And here's what PETA had to say about the cat-astrophe: "The cats made into this really bulky hat and coat were once vibrant and beautiful, but the skins from their slaughtered bodies make Linda Hogan look ten pounds heavier, out of touch, not a day under 70 and, need we add, stone cold-hearted."

Jenna Jameson

Teaches Pets

About Safe Sex

8/9/2008 5:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0808_jenna_peta_01-1Rumors of an apparent Jenna Jameson pregnancy have been swirling for weeks now -- so it's interesting that she is tackling the issue of birth control -- for pets!

In a new PETA ad campaign to promote the spaying and neutering of cats and dogs, the porn princess will appear nude in bed, with the tagline, "Sometimes Too Much Sex Can Be a Bad Thing."

The always eloquent Jenna stated, "Until dogs and cats can go on the pill or wear condoms, we need to help them practice safe sex -- by spaying and neutering."

PETA Wants

Sharon Stone's Brain

for Research

7/3/2008 1:03 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

PETA has offered to front the bill if Sharon Stone will get a brain scan, to determine if her insensitivity is caused by an underdeveloped prefrontal region of her brain.

In a letter to Stone, obtained by TMZ, PETA prez Ingrid Newkirk says "We are used to the indifference that you flaunt and the callous remarks that you make..." Newkirk mentions that whole China thing as well as comments about animals.

PETA makes an offer to pay for a brain scan "to determine if comments and actions that seem to demonstrate a lack of empathy are the result of a physical defect."

You may recall, Sharon Stone is famously in "Total Recall," so she may be able to get a brain scan discount and underwent brain surgery in 2001.

Pam's Whore-ifying Attack on Jessica Simpson

6/30/2008 10:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pam Anderson and Jessica Simpson are on opposite ends of the meat spectrum -- but just because Jess enjoys the occasional cheeseburger, doesn't mean Pam has to call her a "bitch" and a "whore."
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Pam was on Australian radio promoting her upcoming appearance on the Aussie version of "Big Brother" when she offered up her two-word opinion.

Pot, meet kettle.

D.C. to L.A. -- Brother, Can You Spare a Babe?

4/26/2008 12:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pam AndersonWhat in the name of Foggy Bottom is going on in Washington, D.C. this week? First it was Shakira, then Amber Tamblyn ... and now Pam Anderson is down on Capitol Hill on behalf of PETA. Don't they have any hot chicks in the nation's capital?

Pam was down at the Department of Health and Human Services to hand-deliver a PETA science report on outdated animal tests performed by the U.S. government.

Memo to D.C. -- if Shauna Sand makes it to the Hill, you can just keep her.

PETA to Brit -- We Know You Need a Job

3/31/2008 5:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

After seeing her amazing performance on "HIMYM," PETA is offering Mess Spears a job as their receptionist. Meat is murder on line one!
PETA's Letter to Brit -- click to read
The animal rights group, which usually attacks Brit Brit for wearing fur and buying pets from pet stores, is trying to mend their relationship by offering Spears a job. Her salary? $1000, donated to the charity of her choice.

PETA is hoping Brit will experience first hand the problems they deal with and hopefully change what they say are her anti-animal ways.

The chances of this happening are slim to none, not to mention the fact that she has enough problems of her own. But, then again, stranger things have happened. Let's not forget, she married K-Fed.

Jenna Jameson Retires Her Leather

3/10/2008 1:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Doing her part to combat the skin trade (the animal skin trade, that is), retired porn star Jenna Jameson is trading in her leather ... for pleather. In PETA's newest ad, the porntrepreneur is dressed in a super-hot black skintight pleather panties and bra.
Jenna Jameson
Oddly though, we think she bears a striking resemblance to trannylicious Amanda Lepore. Heaven knows they've both had plenty of work done.

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