PETA Is Mad That Honey Boo Boo Named Her Chicken 'Nugget': Understandable or Overreaction?
Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson has a new pet chicken, but PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) aren’t too happy with the name she has chosen for it: Nugget. According to E!, the organization has sent her a letter suggesting a different name "in order to honor her as your friend and protect other chickens just like her."
The letter, written by PETA rep Michelle Cho, says that “chickens are smart, interesting animals with personalities of their own," and suggests that Alana rename her chicken “Not a Nugget” so that people know that “they should be nice to chickens by not eating them."
Cho also says that Alana doesn’t have to stop eating chicken nuggets, because "there are yummy vegan-chicken nuggets in grocery stores today that taste just like meat.” Perhaps she hasn’t seen “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”? Do you think the letter is understandable or a total overreaction?
Answer by booklover545 at 3:40 PM on Nov. 16, 2012
Answer by momto2boys973 at 12:54 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
I guess it is cruel to name things that you intend to kill or eat. I am assuming PETA doesn't name the thousands of animals they euthanize yearly. Of all organizations, they really do have a very impressive kill rate.
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:54 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Answer by wendythewriter at 12:56 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Answer by hopeandglory53 at 12:56 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Answer by hootie826 at 1:20 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Oh, and I don't really think it's cruel to name things.
I think PETA is feeling a little irrelevant, plus Super Bowl is only a couple of months away, so they need to get on their marketing strategy and remind people that they still exist.
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:56 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
This is crazy. It's a chicken! It can't understand English! Lol for all the chicken knows it's name is Princess.
Answer by Hollyhock. at 12:59 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Answer by staciandababy at 1:04 PM on Nov. 15, 2012
Answer by mommy_jules at 1:21 PM on Nov. 15, 2012