For Morrissey, Every Day Is Like Meatless Monday

British singer and animal rights activist Morrissey is in a dispute with the Staples Center, the venue for his upcoming sold-out L.A. concert over meat. 

Morrissey announced earlier this week that the venue would be 100% vegetarian during his performance. 

Then the Staples Center issued a press release saying that, actually, only backstage would be meat-free, but that they'd be expanding their vegan offerings. 

Morrissey fired back with a statement to True To You:  

"Reports that the Staples Center will not be 100% vegetarian on March 1st are playfully untrue. Contractually, all McDonalds vendors shall be closed down, and the only thing burning shall be my heart."

We're curious to see how this gets resolved, and we've already learned two things: 

1. Cool that Morrissey is so passionate about a plant-based lifestyle. 
2. Who knew that PETA named the Staples Center the "NBA's Most Vegetarian Friendly Arena." 

Progress! 


Photo Credit: Charlie LLewellin/Flickr/Morrissey Interview

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