Once again Beyoncé Knowles has found herself in the sights of an animal rights organization, as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, better known as PETA released a statement yesterday regarding her choice of Super Bowl outfits.
"We would take a bet that if Beyoncé watched our video exposés ... she'd probably not want to be seen again in anything made of snakes, lizards, rabbits, or other animals who died painfully," PETA said in a statement. "Today's fashions are trending toward humane vegan options, and Beyoncé's Super Bowl outfit missed the mark on that score."
According to Vogue, Knowles' black one-piece outfit was designed by Rubin Singer, reportedly using engineered python, paneled iguana and trapunto/pick stitched leather and took more than 200 hours to create.
For years PETA has targeted the pop star for wearing expensive furs. Their relationship was so bad, that PETA ambushed Beyoncé and her mother back in 2007 while they were dining out. PETA pulled out a portable DVD player and began playing a tape of Pamela Anderson's attack on the fur industry, which highlights graphic footage of the process of killing animals for their fur.
Just recently Knowles was criticized by Friends of Animals for her choice of fur during the 57th Presidential Inauguration.
PETA did have some positive notes regarding the Super Bowl game as they wrote, "The game was great, however, and so is Baltimore Ravens linebacker and yesterday's Super Bowl champion Terrell Suggs, who has just joined PETA in protesting the fur industry by starring in PETA's 'Ink, Not Mink' campaign."
Will Beyoncé ever learn?
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