Gallery: 6 celebrities who are vegan

These are popular vegan celebrities who have given up eating animal products.

Written by Editorial Team | Updated : July 16, 2014 5:43 PM IST

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The American actress who began modelling when she was just 6 years old is known for her fight against animal cruelty. The 'Clueless' actress even started her own website dedicated to the cause - thekindlife.com.

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The couple recently announced they are going vegan for 22 days ahead of Christmas. The move was initiated by Jay Z when his vegan friend challenged him to opt for a plant-based breakfast. On his 44th birthday, he decided to take up the 22-day challenge along with Beyonce.

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Mike too turned vegan recently. On why he went vegan, the former boxer said: 'I just threw up the white flag. Too many prison cells, jail, too many lawsuits, too many bankruptcies, too many women, too many venereal diseases, too many everything. I got tired.' With inputs from IANS. Also Read - How Taste, Not Just Gut Signals, Shapes Our Eating Behavior, Unveils Study

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Another vegetarian convert, the British comedian and actor announced his move to veganism via his Twitter page, saying: 'I'm now vegan, goodbye eggs.'