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'The Mentalist' Star Owain Yeoman Goes Shirtless for PETA's Veggie Ad

May 12, 2009 (3:10 am) GMT
TV actor Owain Yeoman has gone shirtless for the latest ad of PETA, which is aimed to encourage people to start adopting vegetarianism.

, who is famous for his role as Wayne Rigsby in TV series "", has been photographed topless for PETA's (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) new ad promoting vegetarianism. A veggie himself, the actor is quoted by the organization, "I've seen how violently animals raised for food are treated, and I don't want to support that."

"The fact that the meat on my plate was once a living, breathing creature became something I could no longer ignore or justify as food," Owain reveals further. He, moreover, also credits his actress wife Lucy Davis for becoming his inspiration to ditch meat. Lucy herself has previously posed for a PETA's ad.

"As someone who felt they were a confirmed meat-eater, I guess ultimately if I can do it, then anyone can, you know - it's a really easy choice to make. And it's a humane choice to make," Owain says in his "Veggie Testimonial" PSA, the video of which can be watched on PETA.

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