When it comes to the environment and this planet, Ian Somerhalder has no problems speaking his mind. Shortly after he began as Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries, he started his own foundation where he works to educate and help save the planet in anyway that he can. He often shares information or talks about the environment on his Twitter account, and today was no exception.
After returning to the US from travels in Brazil, he hit his Twitter account early Tuesday morning to share some of his thoughts about food products and animal cruelty. He said the following in a brief series of tweets:
Holy COW! Please check this OUT. Graphic, please watch this. Makes you think - AGAIN pls watch. ABSOLUTELY graphic though! Im not saying Im a vegetarian but I DO mostly ONLY eat from farms that treat animals with dignity & that are harvested humanely. Cruelty SUCKS. IT needs to end - CONSUMER power is the only way, start digging. Find out who's cruel & help them to change - or shut them down! You have that power!
The video is graphic, but it makes a point. Animal cruelty is not right under any circumstances. Whether it is family pets or animals being raised to be food. Cruelty can come in many forms. The only people that can stop it from happening are those that stop buying. Ian Somerhalder is right about. Consumers do have the power. They just don't realize it.
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