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Yes way, Jose!

Yes way, Jose!

Posted 18 May 2012   by Anthony         Permalink | 3 Comments

Tags: music, band, musician, Jose Gonzalez, vegetarian, interview, elephant

Five surefire ways to get cred:

  1. You were in two different hardcore bands while still at school.
  2. The first concert you went to was Bob Marley.
  3. Your oldies named you Jose
  4. You can turn a Massive Attack classic into an epic indie song.
  5. You became vegetarian as a teenager.

If you tick all those boxes, then add me on facebook, please - I need friends like you!

Someone who fits this description fully is Jose Gonzalez - who made time to chat to Unleashed about why he cut cruelty out of his diet.

Jose is just one of loads of musos who refuse to eat meat. And it's not just hardcore or indie types. Jason Mraz, Missy Higgins, half the Wu-Tang Clan, Joel and Benji Madden - all eat cruelty free! Not to mention the late, great MCA from the Beastie Boys. The music world is full of super-talented, super-kind stars. You don't have to be musical to cut cruelty from your diet though (trust me!).

Jose said that it was "definitely the suffering of the animals that was my concern". How 'bout you? Do you want to take a stand against animal cruelty too? The single most powerful thing you can do to protect animals from abuse is simply pledge not to eat them.

Jose also reckons it was his mates that introduced him to the idea. If you're already a life-saver for the animals, then share this video on your facebook or twitter (or Tumblr, pinterest, etc) to inspire your friends to save lives too. It's a simple way to help animals and your mates.

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Mel17 Mel17 18 May 2012
1
I've always loved his music! So excited that Jose is also a vego happy
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Angels of 4 paws Angels of 4 paws 21 May 2012
2
Thank to José González, Paul MC Courtney and all vegan animal lovers. We all are one. When you eat suffering, suffering becomes part of you, and animal eaters are having the pain, fear and suffering the animals they do eat
We´re trying to get support from people everywhere to end the horrible life animals do have in farm, slaughters and so on
We´re their voices, they are innocent, they do need protection
We do have a proyect called Angels of 4 paws, let´s walk together, An animal Sanctuary , a free area to share life and love with Mother Earth and its creatures, to respect all kind of lifes...but nowdays everywhere you go, the only words you hear is about economical crisis, not values crisis
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Tess71 Tess71 21 May 2012
3
Love Jose and love being a Vegan, roll the two together, I'm in heaven
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