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Jennifer Lawrence: "Screw PETA!"
US Weekly ^ | 4/11/12 | Anne Macaluso

Posted on 04/11/2012 11:56:20 AM PDT by Feline_AIDS

PETA is ticked off at Katniss Everdeen.

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence opens up about her gross-out, squirrel-skinning scene from Winter's Bone, the gritty 2010 flick which earned her a Best Actress Oscar nomination. According to Lawrence, 21, that moment wasn't faked in the slightest.

"I should say it wasn't real, for PETA," Lawrence told the mag. "But screw PETA."

Needless to say, PETA didn't take too kindly to Lawrence's joking remark.

"She's young and the plight of animals somehow hasn't yet touched her heart. As Henry David Thoreau said, 'The squirrel you kill in jest, dies in earnest," the organization's president, Ingrid Newkirk, told Gothamist Tuesday morning. "When people kill animals, it is the animals who are 'screwed,' not PETA, and one day I hope she will try to make up for any pain she might cause any animal who did nothing but try to eke out a humble existence in nature."

(Excerpt) Read more at usmagazine.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hollyweird; jenniferlawrence; peta; thehungergames

I know, I know: not guilty. (Quoth Ann Coulter: "All the pretty girls are on my side.") And she wasn't really making a political statement here. But I feel a particular warmth in my heart on any occasion that PETA is derided by anyone.

Remember, PETA kills 95% of the adoptable animals in their care. [Warning: Pictures of PETA's puppy victims at link.] http://www.petakillsanimals.com/

1 posted on 04/11/2012 11:56:33 AM PDT by Feline_AIDS
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To: Feline_AIDS
'The squirrel you kill in jest, dies in earnest."

I should hope so. The live ones put up too much of a fight on your dinner plate.
2 posted on 04/11/2012 12:00:54 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Feline_AIDS

I bet she’s a member of the other PETA - People for the Eating of Tasty Animals!


3 posted on 04/11/2012 12:02:26 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Feline_AIDS

What a beauty! Too bad she has to get harassed by these worthless jackasses who respect animals before they’d respect an unborn baby.

Wonder what squirrel meat tastes like!


4 posted on 04/11/2012 12:03:31 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Feline_AIDS

“plight of animals”

Ya PETA is anti-Abortion, doncha know.....?


5 posted on 04/11/2012 12:04:59 PM PDT by G Larry (We are NOT obliged to carry the snake in our pocket and then dismiss the bites as natural behavior.)
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To: Feline_AIDS

Katniss - 1 squirrel
PETA - 27,751 assorted anaimals trusted to their care.


6 posted on 04/11/2012 12:25:58 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1/21/2009)
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To: laweeks
Like Cornnish Game Hen

Ingredients
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4 squirrels, dressed n cut up in desired pieces shopping list
1 1/2 cups baking mix shopping list
3 teaspoons season all shopping list
1 teaspoon garlic powder shopping list
2 teaspoon salt shopping list
1 tablespoon pepper shopping list
enough oil to come to bout a inch or so in cast iron skillet shopping list

How to make it
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Wash squirrel well n make sure no shot left anywhere. In ziplock bag place baking mix n all the seasoning and shake well till mixed
Over meduim high heat , heat oil in skillet.
Add a few pieces of squuirrel at a time to seasoned baking mix, shaking well so pieces are well coated.
Fry squirrel in hot oil till nice n golden brown.
Place in large pan, cover with foil when all the squirrel has been fried and place in 250 degree oven n slowly cook till tender apox. 2 hours.

7 posted on 04/11/2012 12:27:32 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Feline_AIDS

May all PETAphiles be reincarnated three inches high and delivered in a Feral Cat Sanctuary.

;-)


8 posted on 04/11/2012 12:32:04 PM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: laweeks
"Wonder what squirrel meat tastes like!"

Tastes just like rabbit.

9 posted on 04/11/2012 1:11:33 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: SandRat

“Wash squirrel well n make sure no shot left anywhere.”

Shot? I hold out walnuts and when they come over to take one, BANG! over the head with a shovel.


10 posted on 04/11/2012 1:13:21 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Solyent Pink is Sheeple!!!!)
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To: Feline_AIDS

As someone once said: “If we’re not supposed to eat animals, then why are they made out of meat?”


11 posted on 04/11/2012 1:17:57 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Feline_AIDS

Screw PETA. Ditto!


12 posted on 04/11/2012 1:18:13 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Feline_AIDS

Love it!!


13 posted on 04/11/2012 1:24:37 PM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$ or PETA.)
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To: Feline_AIDS
The squirrel you kill in jest, dies in earnest," the organization's president, Ingrid Newkirk, told Gothamist Tuesday morning. "When people kill animals, it is the animals who are 'screwed,' not PETA,

But the animals PETA kills in earnest also die in earnest, so what's the difference?
14 posted on 04/11/2012 1:29:28 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: EQAndyBuzz

You should see how they go wild for Brazil-Nuts.


15 posted on 04/11/2012 1:37:50 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Feline_AIDS

Tell Us: Do you think Jennifer Lawrence’s comment was out of line—or is PETA overreacting?

Forget the perfume, ladies. Just dab some A-1 steak sauce or Hoppes #9 behind your ears.
First time I’ve seen Miss Lawrence in make-up, and she’s a babe even without it.


16 posted on 04/11/2012 2:09:51 PM PDT by tumblindice (Don't tell my mother I work for the GOP. She thinks I'm an uptown Mack Daddy.)
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To: Feline_AIDS
"The squirrel you kill in jest, dies in earnest"

LOL! This sounds like something said by Church Lady.

17 posted on 04/11/2012 2:24:10 PM PDT by Marko413
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To: Feline_AIDS
I don't always agree with Penn & Teller but they did score a huge hit with me with their episode of "BullSh!t" about PETA.

If you've never seen it, here it is: Warning NSFW

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inFtOMx8nDU

To me, the best parts of this episode are the comments by Dennis Prager at 13:42 and 25:34. These comments really had an impact on my understanding of environmentalists, animal rights activists, college communists, and basically the whole OWS movement.

13:42 -- (In response to a statement that the movement to save animals from the slaughterhouse is equal to the movement to liberate women or to free the slaves.) "The foolishness of that comment is so deep I can only ascribe it to higher education. You have to have gone to college to say something that stupid."

25:34 -- (This one was the big eye-opener for me.) "We have a generation in America that doesn't know Evil. They've never suffered. They don't know Nazism. They don't know communism. They don't know torture. They don't know death camps. So they're so naive that they believe that the real Evil is done to animals."

That's why young people so easily get roped into this kind of BS. They want to matter. They want to do something with their lives. But... They don't have to gather firewood every day. They don't have to grow their own food. They don't have to make their own clothes. They don't have to defend their loved ones from an enemy that wants them all dead. They don't have to worry about their lives except on a superficial level. Many of them don't even have to work for a living. And their young and dumb. So they find a "cause."

Explains a lot to me.
18 posted on 04/11/2012 3:16:25 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: Feline_AIDS
Well, she's from Kentucky. She's probably been skinning squirrels since she was knee high.

I know, I know: not guilty

Not guilty at all...


19 posted on 04/11/2012 3:28:37 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Feline_AIDS
Katniss Everdeen

20 posted on 04/11/2012 3:30:54 PM PDT by y6162
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To: UnwashedPeasant

It does not.

Rabbit really does taste a lot like chicken and all the meat is *white*. Squirrel needs to be tenderized, as it is chewy and all the meat is dark and it tastes just like you think game meat tastes, but usually doesn’t.

I have had both. I will never turn down rabbit and I have to be very hungry to eat squirrel and even then, I really hope it was pressure cooked and if not, at least marinated for a decent interval.


21 posted on 04/11/2012 6:38:45 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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