Andre 3000, known
for his eclectic music and keen sense of fashion, recently won an award for
his eating habits.
PETA, which stands
for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, awarded Andre as the “World’s
The rapper edged
out Tobey Maguire, Josh Harnett and Noah Wyle. Andre shares the title with actress
Alicia Silverstone. Over 12,000 people voted in the annual “World’s
Sexiest Vegetarian” poll, which was held on PETA’s website.
In previous interviews,
the rapper stated he gave up all forms of intoxicants because he was over abusing
In related news,
HBO will start production in late summer on its first musical, which stars Andre
3000 and Big Boi.
The musical, which
has a budget of $15 million dollars, is a singing and dancing musical that will
fuse modern music into a period story set in the 1930's.
The story takes
place in a speakeasy bar during the Prohibition era, when alcohol was illegal
in the United States. Andre 3000 plays the role of house piano player, while
Big Boi is the lead performer and manager, fighting off gangsters that want
a piece of the bars success.
Most of the music
will be original tunes that will be released as an album. No
release date was available for the musical, which will premiere on HBO.