Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara

This November 25, America celebrates a new Thanksgiving Day. It is one of its most important festivities, where families gather to thank the good times of the year and share a dinner. Nevertheless, Celebrities like Joaquin Phoenix and Billie Eilish have called for these kinds of traditions to be considered.

And it is customary that thousands of turkeys die during these dates, considering that they are the most common dish of the celebration. Given this, the actor and the artist are some of those who came together to call not to eat these animals and look for other alternatives to continue celebrating the date.

Joaquin Phoenix y Billie Eilish

One of the custom of every Thanksgiving Day is to serve a huge turkey as the main course of the gathering. This includes the President of the United States, Joe Biden, who will continue the tradition of hosting a White House dinner, something that has been done since the 1980s.

However, now a dozen celebrities have come together to prevent this from happening. Billie Eilish y Joaquin Phoenix there are only two of those who signed one paper for Joe Biden to reconsider this tradition. What’s more, They call for these turkeys to live in a sanctuary and not be euthanized on Thanksgiving.

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara

Oscar nominee Rooney Mara was another of those who joined this campaign. Together with her husband, Joaquin Phoenix, they called on people to adopt a turkey instead of eating it for this date. A) Yes, They can continue to live in the sanctuary but with the financial help of those interested.

As reported by Yahoo! just a few days ago, Americans eat about 40 million turkeys by Thanksgiving. For this reason, animalists and vegans such as Billie Eilish and Joaquin Phoenix call to reconsider this tradition, along with promoting veganism. Other names that are added are Natasha Lyonne, Margaret Cho, Dave Bautista, Mena Suvari, Alan Cumming, Maggie Baird y Mayim Bialik.

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