Soprano Wants Her Millions of Admirers to Know the Cruel and Sinister Reality of Fur
For Immediate Release:
December 4, 2008
Sharing honors with Jo for their stylish and fur-free fashion choices are sultry action-flick actor Maggie Q, Japanese erotic novelist and sex symbol Aya Sugimoto, award-winning actor Sun Li (aka Betty Sun) of China, and veteran actor of more than 40 films Karen Mok of Hong Kong.
Jo and PETA want consumers to know that animals trapped for fur suffer from crushed bones and torn ligaments and tendons--often for days--before they are bludgeoned or stomped to death by trappers. Many, especially nursing mothers who are desperate to return to their young, chew off their own limbs in an attempt to escape. On fur farms, animals spend their entire lives in tiny, filthy cages, where they suffer physical and psychological distress before they are killed by poisoning, gassing, neck-breaking, or anal or vaginal electrocution. In
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