June 28th, 2011
12:25 PM ET
Comedians Russell Brand and Kristen Wiig can officially add “sexy vegetarian” to their brimming resumes.
The pair have been named PETA’s (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) sexiest celebrity vegetarians of 2011 - joining past winners Olivia Wilde, “The Biggest Loser’s” Bob Harper, Carrie Underwood and Tobey Maguire, among others.
Brand has been a vegetarian since he was 14 years old.
“Even as a junkie I stayed true (to vegetarianism),” he writes in his memoir, “My Booky Wook.” “I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a hamburger. What a sexy little paradox.”
And Wiig, whose character in “Bridesmaids” chows down on some unidentified meat before becoming violently ill, told Women’s Health in 2009: “I eat a lot of tofu and soy.”
Shania Twain became the first celebrity to take the honor when voters crowned her the Sexiest Vegetarian Alive in 2001.
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