Chester Bennington Chooses 'Ink, Not Mink'
Chester Bennington contributes his stellar vocals to bands Linkin Park and Dead By Sunrise, and now Chester is using his pipes to speak up for animals. In his awesome ad, Chester bares his skin to help animals keep theirs and encourages his fans to choose "ink, not mink."
As a big animal lover and supporter of animal rights, Chester is speaking out against fur because of the cruelty inherent in the fur industry. Says Chester, "Electrocuting animals, skinning them while they're alive —these are acts of inhumanity." He explains, "Because it's out of sight, it's usually out of mind for most people, and we need to show our respect for all creatures of this world."
In addition to boycotting fur, Chester also promotes adopting homeless animals rather than buying animals from pet stores and encourages his fans to have their dogs and cats spayed or neutered—all great ways to help animals.
Check out behind-the-scenes footage from Chester's photo shoot, and find out what else you can do to help animals.
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You Can Help!
You can make a big difference in the lives of animals just by joining Chester in choosing "ink, not mink" and pledging not to buy or wear fur. Take the pledge today!
I, the undersigned, hereby pledge to join Chester Bennington in being FUR-FREE. I say "NO" to the cruel and barbaric slaughter of millions of animals around the world for their skin. I say "NO" to fur coats, collars, trim, trinkets, cat toys, and other products made from the fur of animals as well as any other attempt to sneak fur into everyday items. I pledge to expose the truth about fur and to spread the word until we close down the international fur trade forever.