Action-Film Star Honoured for Making It Her Mission to Help Animals
For Immediate Release:
2 January 2008
* During the making of her recent film Three Kingdoms co-starring Andy Lau, fur foe Maggie -- who knows how animals are strangled, gassed and anally electrocuted on fur farms -- convinced the production team to remove all real fur from the set and use fashionable faux alternatives instead.
* Maggie took time out of her hectic schedule to launch ads for PETA -- one of which features her lying nearly nude on a bed of crimson chilli peppers and another shows her wearing a sexy bikini made entirely of strategically placed lettuce leaves -- at news conferences in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. Timing the ad launch to correspond with the debut of the fi
* Maggie became a producer for Earthlings, an award-winning animal rights documentary. Narrated by fellow actor Joaquin Phoenix, the shocking film exposes humankind's unnecessary and cruel dependence on animals for food, clothing, experimentation and entertainment.
* On top of everything else, the busy supe
"Maggie is never shy about making her strong belief in the importance of animal protection heard", says PETA Director
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