The phrase "I'd rather go naked than wear fur" has been credited to celebrities -- in various states of undress -- from Pamela Anderson to Eva Mendes, Pink and Dennis Rodman. But after almost 30 years, the animal rights group that convinced dozens of stars to strip down for anti-fur ads is retiring its famous campaign. With a growing number of labels, designers and retailers distancing themselves from animal skins in recent years, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA believes that its long-running awareness campaign is no longer necessary. Christina Applegate shot by Robert Sebree in Credit: Peta.
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It was a video showing millions of pigs being buried alive. You could hear them scream in terror. For Canadian model Vikki Lenola, this was the moment that ignited her devotion to animal rights activism. Over the last five years, Lenola has joined a long tradition of celebrities from Pamela Anderson to Eva Mendes in calling out how animals are used and abused for the fashion industry.
The model and animal rights activist who protests naked for PETA
Getty Images in a photo agency that covers breaking events from around the world. The agency covers sports, news and entertainment events with hundreds of photographers located in many international locations. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA is an animal rights advocacy organization that is famous for provocative advertising aimed at promoting vegetarianism and combating any forms of perceived mistreatment of animals.
As PETA's anti-fur ads come to an end, take a look back at all the stars, from Bethenny Frankel to Pamela Anderson, who have stripped down to advocate for animal rights. The rising model, 22, followed in her mom Kim Basinger's footsteps by posing nude for PETA after she became one of the first stars to strip down in a statement against fur back in The Emmy-award winner is the most recent celebrity to strip down in the name of PETA's anti-fur campaign. Anderson wears nothing but a smile and cat ears to support the animal-rights organization's message: "I'd rather go naked than wear fur.