(AllHipHop News) Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA was among the honorees at PETA’s 35th anniversary gala in Hollywood last night (September 30). The event, hosted by Oscar winner Angelica Huston and Baywatch star Pamela Anderson, recognized activists and celebrities for their dedication to the organization’s animal rights campaigns around the world.
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Besides RZA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also honored Alicia Silverstone, Bill Maher, Jason Biggs, Fred Willard, Tommy Lee, and others. The night featured performances by Sir Paul McCartney and Beck as well.
“It’s an award that does not aim to reflect my art – it instead reflects my heart,” stated RZA.
— PETA (@peta) October 1, 2015
The legendary rapper/producer has been very vocal about being a vegan. RZA did a video campaign for PETA in 2014 where he spoke about why he has given up eating meat.
“I don’t need a dead animal or dead piece of flesh to go into my live body,” said the Wu member in the clip.
Watch PETA’s “RZA Sees Being Vegan as ‘A Better Tomorrow'” video below.