Billie Eilish Named PETA's Person of the Year 2021

Billie Eilish Named PETA's Person of the Year 2021

Billie Eilish has received a huge honor from PETA!

The almost 20-year-old singer was just named the organizations 2021 Person of the Year, and she is now the youngest person to receive the annual award.

Find out more inside…

Billie is being recognized and thanked “for championing animal rights, never staying silent about injustice, and using her influence to push the fashion industry to recognize that cruelty is never in style.”

If you didn’t know, Billie wore a vegan Oscar de la Renta gown to the 2021 Met Gala and while working with the brand, urged them to stop using fur and they will now be fur-free and has stopped fur sales!

Billie Eilish is making sure that the party’s over for meaty, milky meals as well as for leather, fur, and silk,” PETA President Ingrid Newkirk shared in a statement. “PETA is happier than ever to celebrate her for seizing every opportunity to point out that vegan fashion and foods are kinder to the animals and the planet we share with them.”

Billie has long been an animal rights activist and has been vegan since age 12.

In case you missed it, check out Billie‘s fifth Vanity Fair interview, where she re-answers the same questions every year.

Billie also recently received more Grammy award nominations. Find out what she’s up for!

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