Vick to Participate in PETA Spot

October 11, 2007 | By Matt Van Hoven | Category: Entertainment | 545 comments
Tags: dog, peta, entertainment, vick

According to a statement sent to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former Atlanta Falcons star Michael Vick may take part in an anti-dogfighting campaign.

In the email sent last week, PETA said they would be very pleased, “If Michael Vick went on TV and said, 'Look at me. I have lost everything...My life is ruined...If you fight dogs, stop. And if you don't, don't start.' ”

But short of that kind of remark, the group says it is otherwise uninterested in working with him.

PETA President Ingrid Newkirk indicated that Vick's participation in such a campaign would allow the group to reach an audience it normally can't – and that's the only desire to work with him.

The animal rights group said it still feels Vick deserves jail time, and this maneuver would not alleviate his guilt – nor would it aim to improve the star's image.

Vick's representatives were not available for comment – his sentencing is scheduled for December 10th.

We haven't heard of any further plans just yet, so this is speculative for now.

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Erica R.
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Erica R.
5 years ago

He's an idiot

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Jennifer H.
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Jennifer H.
5 years ago

unbelievable

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