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- Singer Billie Eilish appeared on the cover of June’s issue of British Vogue.
- Along with her cover feature, the magazine created a video of the singer answering questions from famous fans.
- Actor Orlando Bloom asked about Eilish’s decision to go vegan.
Billie Eilish opened up about her decision to go vegan seven years ago in the June issue of British Vogue.
For the issue, a video was made where 23 other celebrities were able to ask the singer questions. One of these famous fans was actor Orlando Bloom, who had met Eilish at Coachella.
Bloom, who said he eats a “90% plant-based" diet, asked the 19-year-old singer why she decided to go vegan.
"I am vegan. I've been vegan for, damn, seven years," Eilish said.
The singer explained that after doing research into the meat industry and its processes and ethics, she no longer felt comfortable consuming animal products.
"Once you know that kind of thing and you see it, it's really hard to go back," she said, adding, "And now, even though I have lots of friends that eat dairy and meat and I don't ever want to tell anybody what to do, I just can't go on in my life knowing what's going on in the animal world and like, not doing anything about it."
Eilish has taken to social media in the past to share posts bringing awareness to the meat industry and animal cruelty.
According to a 2018 Gallup poll, approximately 3 percent of the U.S. population is vegan.
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