Less than a week after declaring he’s a vegetarian, Drake is being hammered by PETA for not curtailing his partnership with outerwear brand Canada Goose.
In an open letter penned to Drake on Monday, PETA cleverly attempted to cajole Drizzy into leaving the brand by using several of his popular song titles in their plea. “Canada Goose touts a fake love for the environment yet kills ducks and geese for their down and uses painful steel traps to catch wild coyotes,” they wrote. Later, they mentioned that Goose’s strategy is “definitely not part of God’s Plan.”
The letter also vividly detailed how Canada Goose allegedly traps coyotes and bludgeons them in order to make their coats. “The company also uses painful steel traps to catch wild coyotes — who pray to make it back in one piece to their families but instead suffer and are killed in horrible ways so that their fur can go around someone’s neck,” the letter continued.
Toward the end, PETA slyly suggested to Drake that he “could do better,” playing off his popular tune “Marvin’s Room.” “We’re just saying, Drake: You could do better. There’s no excuse for an artist and role model of your caliber to disregard the acute suffering of these sensitive, feeling beings. Please cut ties with this company immediately, and moving forward, partner only with progressive brands that don’t harm animals.”
Last week, Drake revealed during his Fortnite chat with popular gamer Ninja that he no longer eats meat. When the topic of pizza toppings arose, Drake said, “I don’t eat meat anymore. But I enjoy pineapple on pizza though.”
Read PETA’s open letter here.