Ricky Gervais Wants To End Trophy Hunting
Not only is he a talented comedian and actor, but Ricky Gervais is also a devoted animal rights supporter. Time and again, he has spoken up against animal hunting. Now he wants to end trophy hunting once and for all.
Ricky Gervais is one of the celebrities to openly talk against trophy hunting.
Although it gets a lot of opposition, trophy hunting is still considered a thrill for hunters. It involves killing wild animals and then keeping a part of their bodies as trophies. Ricky Gervais has been opposing it actively. Not only is his voice heard by millions on social media, but Ricky Gervais was also awarded the Cecil Award. He was also awarded by an animal protection group, The Humane Society International. In order to thank Ricky Gervais for his efforts, they said:
“The fight against trophy hunting… has become tougher over the past two years… But there is also much to celebrate… With prominent individuals like Ricky Gervais….embracing our cause, the wind is at our backs.”
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) November 10, 2018
In a radio show, Ricky Gervais asked his fans to stand up against animal hunters and poachers
While on-air, Gervais said that the money from the poaching and trophy hunting goes in the pockets of corrupt people. He said that it is disgusting to see people taking selfies with dead animals and then posting it online. Ricky Gervaise consequently requested people to come forward and help him put an end to trophy hunting for life.
The next few hours are crucial to end Trophy Hunting. The UK Govt public consultation closes TOMORROW. Hunters are lobbying for NO BAN. We may NEVER get another chance to STOP this evil trade.
Email [email protected] ASAP: “I support Option 3 Total Ban”. 🙏
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) February 19, 2020
Although multiple celebrities are associated with animal charities, very few are as vocal as Gervais. His support and love for animals go beyond social media. He has also stated that he will leave his fortune to animal charities. Now he’s on a mission to end animal hunting forever.
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