New Delhi, Jan 21: After the ordinance on Jallikattu got approved by the Governor of Tamilnadu, the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Advertisements have brought the wrath of activists over alleged display of nudity. Activists have alleged that the advertisements of PETA meant for creating awareness among people about cruelty to animals are encouraging the display of nudity.
Protesters in Tamil Nadu have been demanding a ban on PETA over its alleged lobbying in favour of ban on Jallikattu.
PETA, in its campaigns, have been engaging celebrities to come out with posters which may draw immediate attention of people. Apart from celebrities’ bold appeals, it has been alleged to have used blood and gore for its campaigns. However, its advertisements have been banned across the world for being sexist. However, these advertisements brought notoriety to PETA for its campaigns across the globe.
The advertisement featuring Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson was banned in Montreal for being sexist.
PETA advertisement featuring UK’s 2006 Celebrity Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton argued that meat eating may lead to impotency.
Miss USA winners Susie Castillo, Shandi Finnessey, Shanna Moakler, and Alyssa Campanella also posed for PETA campaign in 2013.
Australian singer and actress Sophie Monk posed for PETA in “Spice Up Your Life: Go Vegetarian,” campaign urging people to vegetarian.
Ron Jeremy, who starred in “Too Much Sex Can Be A Bad Thing,” featured for a PETA advertisement in 2008.
PETA’s Human Meat Tray demonstration on Times Square, New York City on July 27, 2010.