Vegan Bryan Adams urges people to follow his lead in controversial Instagram post

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In a lengthy Instagram caption, Canadian singer-songwriter and vegan, Bryan Adams urges people to ‘go vegan’ because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The singer was due to perform at the Royal Albert Hall this week.

Bryan Adams Instagram Post

On the night that was meant to be his performance, Adams posted himself singing ‘Cuts Like a Knife,’ with a caption displaying his emotions over the cancellation. The singer is also under fire for what many are calling ‘racist’ for blaming China’s exotic meat market for the recent outbreak within his caption. The songwriter had also used expletive language and his message was ‘other than thanks a fucking lot,’ was to ‘go vegan.’ He had also included the hashtags ‘banwetmarkets,’ and ‘covid_19.’

The guitarist has always been vocal about animal rights and had even become an activist for it. As a vegan, Bryan Adams has campaigned with organisations such as Green Peace, the International Whaling Commission and PETA and has taken part in active protests as well.

However Adams is not the only celebrity to have linked meat-eating to the coronavirus with former Beatles member Paul McCartney also stating that it was the markets that ‘got us into trouble in the first place.’ And Queen’s lead guitarist Brian May also saying ‘it’s time to re-examine our world in a way that doesn’t abuse other species.’

Celebrities are just like us, but when they express passionate beliefs, it becomes front page news. It’s not always a bad thing however, when it shines a light on an important cause.

Anam Alam
Anam Alam
Anam is a freelance writer for The Vegan Review and a student studying journalism. She is a passionate writer who possesses a range of skills ranging from audio, video, editorial and creative writing. Her goal is to educate the public and the world with stories that she feels need to be talked more about in society.