Eco-Celebrity Tweets of the Week

January 18, 2013

Eco-tweets from Bret Lockett, Russell Simmons, Jennifer Beals and Alicia SilverstoneSometimes celebrities get a bad rap for speaking their minds, and even for just being who they are, instead of what everyone else wants them to be. However, more often than not, celebrities are committed to helping the environment and the people around them. With that in mind we are taking a look at what they are tweeting in relation to their fellow man and the planet. Below, are some select tweets by celebrities who are reaching out to their fans, followers and Mother Earth!





1. Bret Lockett

Bret Lockett poses for PETA and is against furNFL player Bret Lockett isn’t shy about letting others know about his animal activism. He recently shot a video and ad for PETA against the fur industry. Check out the photo above, for a little preview.

“Check out my support video ad for @PETA #InkNotMink …

2. Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons advocates veganism after KFC incidentHave you read this story? A student in England recently discovered a “brain-like” organ in a piece of KFC chicken. Vegan Russell Simmons tweeted the story to his follower to show why he eats only plant-based foods.

“this is why i’m vegan!!! before you eat lunch you MUST see this –>

3. Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals talks veganism on TwitterJennifer Beals isn’t just known for starring “Flashdance” and “The L Word,” but she is also known for her vegan diet. Just look at this yummy plant-based lunch she dined on awhile ago.

“For Lunch: Sweet Potato and Fennel Curry Author: Leanne Vogel Recipe type: Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Sugar-free,…

4. Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone records animal-friendly versions of classic kid talesThe Kind Life’s Alicia Silverstone is a huge advocate for veganism and the green community. Recently, she dived into the children book’s industry, where she transformed classic kid stories into animal-friendlier versions.

“I recorded 3 classic kids stories for @GoldenRecords and made them a little kinder:

Be sure to check back weekly for these feel good celebrity tweets and what they have to offer in only 140 characters!

-Allyson Koerner

Photo Credit: Twitter, PETA, Wikimedia/Brett Weinstein, Wikimedia/DannyBatalla, Wikimedia/RavenU