Billie Eilish Asks Followers to Reconsider Eating Turkey on Thanksgiving: ‘Just Keep It in Mind’

Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish

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Billie Eilish needs extra folks to go on the turkey in the course of the holidays.

The night time earlier than Thanksgiving, the 19-year-old Grammy winner inspired others to go with out turkey in a submit on her Instagram Story, the place Eilish is seen cradling one of many birds.

“Turkeys are some of the most gentle creatures in the world,” the singer captioned her submit. “And 46 million of them are killed every Thanksgiving.”

She added, “I know it’s hard to change traditions but just keep it in mind :).”

Earlier this month, Eilish and different celebrities akin to Joaquin Phoenix and Ricky Gervais signed a petition requesting President Joe Biden permit this yr’s pardoned turkey to remain at Farm Sanctuary. 

Billie Eilish Instagram

Billie Eilish Instagram

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There, animals can “live out their lives in peace and safety,” the petition acknowledged. 

“As we approach the holiday season — meant to be a time of gratitude and goodwill — we hope you’ll accept our offer to provide sanctuary and the best life possible for pardoned turkeys,” the group stated in a letter to the commander in chief, 79.

Other petitioners included Phoenix’s spouse Rooney Mara, Natasha Lyonne, Margaret Cho, Dave Bautista, Mena Suvari, Alan Cumming, Maggie Baird, and Mayim Bialik.

Billie Eilish, Joaquin Phoenix

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Shortly earlier than the vacation season, Eilish shared her recipe for vegan and gluten-free peanut butter chocolate chip cookies with followers on Instagram.

“These cookies are fully vegan and GF and AMAZING,” she captioned the video tutorial, “so the flour is literally just oats blended up and they work perfectly.”

The concoction additionally consists of Costco’s Kirkland Signature natural peanut butter, which the “Happier Than Ever” performer stated “is my FAVORITE PEANUT BUTTER IN THE WORLD so I always use this for everything.”