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Famous Vegetarians

Think Vegetarianism is just a passing fad? Think again! There are hundreds of famous vegetarians of the present and the past. Here's some very interesting insights into the world of vegetarian celebrities.

Alicia Silverstone

Alicia SilverstoneA longtime animal rights advocate, Silverstone shares her Los Angeles home with three dogs she rescued from the pound -- Butterfly, a pit bull; Lacy, a Chow mix; and Sampson, a mutt she's had for years. She calls Butterfly the princess of her house and admits to spoiling her. "I'm obsessed with her belly," Silverstone says. "I love rubbing her belly. It's so soft."

She says pit bulls get a bad rap because some people train them to be aggressive. Her love of animals has led her to support various animal rights groups. She's also a longtime vegan. Eliminating meat products from her diet, she says, helped her slim down.

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