She was snubbed by the VMAs….but she’s LOVED by PETA and vegans around the country! Check out Dawn Richard’s shoot for PETA inside and find out why she’s giving up meat…
If you’ve ever wanted a reason for “body envy” just have a quick look at Dawn Richard’s Instagram. Her body is ON POINT. Now here’s the next question….how’d she get so fit? Her secret (at least in part) is the VEGAN life. In a video shared by PETA, Dawn talks about making the switch.
“I was devastated to find out that the food I was eating was so processed and so bad, and the animals were so mistreated and I was not happy and it made me immediately … go cold turkey.”
If you’re unfamiliar with Dawn’s background, it’s interesting to note that she’s from New Orleans. So how does a country gal from the South turn her back on meat and seafood? Well…..there’s a reason.
As PETA revealed, vegans are less prone to developing heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, and obesity than meat-eaters and Dawn’s father has been diagnosed with cancer. She said,
“[M]y whole life has changed. I get up earlier, I want to exercise, I feel better, my skin feels better —and these are things I didn’t even know [about vegan eating], coming from the south, coming from New Orleans.”
Well…now that she’s learned about “the life,” Dawn says she now an “avocado junkie.” Watch it all go down here:
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