Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin has made a major announcement. He is no longer a vegetarian.
He confirmed the news during an interview with BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon. "Well, I eat meat. It depends on where you draw the line. I was vegetarian for quite a long time and then for various reasons I changed," he shared during the interview, released earlier this week. "My daughter's [Apple] vegetarian since she was born, so I keep getting tempted to go back. I don't eat very much meat."
He then went on to describe his philosophy when it comes to choosing his meals. "I felt like you should only eat something that you'd be able to kill," he said. "I don't know why on earth we're talking about this. I've gotta stop talking—this will be some kind of headline. You know, could you kill a fish? I wouldn't like it, but I probably could, so I'll eat the fish. But a giraffe..."
It's not the only change the singer has made recently. Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they were splitting up back in March on Paltrow's website, GOOP, in a post titled, "Conscious Uncoupling," after ten years of marriage. Paltrow is a vegetarian.
Coldplay released their latest album, "Ghost Stories," back in May. In an interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe, the singer shared how their relationship inspired the release.
"Up to a certain point in my life I wasn't completely vulnerable and it caused some problems," Martin tells Lowe. "If you don't let love in then you can't really give it back. So what 'Ghost Stories' means to me is like, you've got to open yourself up to love and if you really do, of course it will be painful at times, but then it will be great at some point."