From the Daily Star.
Meat Loaf joins a host of music stars who have converted to veganism, including Sir Paul McCartney, Bryan Adams, Ellie Goulding Will.I.Am and Ariana Grande.
Beefy music legend Meat Loaf has joined the vegan craze and pledged to give up his carnivore ways.
The Bat Out of Hell singer is backing the Veganuary campaign, where people give up meat and animal products for the month of January.
The rocker joins a host of music stars who have converted to veganism, including Sir Paul McCartney, Bryan Adams, Ellie Goulding Will.I.Am and Ariana Grande.
Plenty of stars from the screen are also now following plant-based diets, including Simon Cowell, Benedict Cumberbatch and Natalie Portman.
But when asked by restaurant chain Frankie & Benny’s to rebrand himself as Veg Loaf for the month, he insisted he won’t do that.
Meat Loaf, real name Marvin Lee Aday, said: “When Frankie & Benny’s first approached me to rebrand to Veg Loaf I said no way in hell – I won’t do that.
“But, I’d do anything for our planet and dropping meat for veg, even for just one day a week, can make a huge difference.”
Elise Ash, director of strategy and brand at Frankie & Benny’s, said: “We wanted to encourage diners to swap meat for veg this January, so who better to sign up than one of the most recognised artists on the planet.
“Funnily enough, our new video isn’t far off the original real-life pitch to Meat.
“While we couldn’t convince him to rebrand to Veg Loaf, we’re just delighted he’s the headline act for our new vegan menu and helping spread the word on the benefits of tucking into our meat-free dishes.”
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- Meat Loaf - Bat Out Of Hell - Blood Red Vinyl - UK - 12" vinyl - £15.00, $18.75, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 30-May-2020 13:18)on June 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm
MEAT LOAF Bat Out Of Hell (Limited Edition 1978 UK 12" single pressed on Blood Red Vinyl, featuring the 9:48 Version of the classic track backed with 'Heaven Can Wait'. The delicate picture sleeve is Excellent with a little light foxing or ring wear & the vinyl remains in Excellent condition with barely any signs of play EPC12-7018)
- Meat Loaf - Dead Ringer - UK - vinyl LP - £10.00, $12.50, €11.20 (New Item) (arrived 29-May-2020 12:08)on June 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm
MEAT LOAF Dead Ringer (1981 UK 8-track vinyl LP, including the classic 'Dead Ringer For Love', glossy picture sleeve complete with lyric insert. The sleeve shows just a little light wear and the vinyl remains excellent with little sign of play EPC83645)
- Meat Loaf - Nowhere Fast - UK - shaped picture disc - £25.00, $31.25, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2020 13:05)on June 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm
MEAT LOAF Nowhere Fast (1984 UK limited edition shaped 7" Picture Disc single featuring the 'girl on a motorbike' image from the front cover of the 'Bad Attitude' album cut to shape, also including Clap Your Hands ARISD600)
- Meat Loaf - Modern Girl + Poster - UK - shaped picture disc - £30.00, $37.50, €33.60 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2020 12:36)on June 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm
MEAT LOAF Modern Girl (1984 UK limited edition 2-track 'Bike-Shaped' vinyl Picture Disc single, including 'Take A Number', custom stickered PVC outer complete with fold-out poster containing tour dates and competition details ARISD585)
- Meat Loaf - Modern Girl - UK - 12" picture disc - £12.00, $15.00, €13.44 (New Item) (arrived 08-May-2020 11:09)on June 2, 2020 at 9:43 pm
MEAT LOAF Modern Girl (1984 UK limited edition 12" Picture Disc single featuring the Freeway Mix plus Take A Number, clear PVC sleeve ARISPD585)