Leo, Oprah Voted Greenest Celebs

Mariah, Travolta not so much
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2009 9:16 AM CDT
In this April 6, 2009 file photo, talk show host Oprah Winfrey arrives at the Art Institute of Chicago for a dinner in honor of the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Committee in Chicago.   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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(Newser) – Oprah Winfrey was voted the greenest female celebrity in an Earth Day poll, the New York Daily News reports. Leonardo DiCaprio beat out Brad Pitt and Bono for the No. 1 male spot in the survey by GreenDaily.com and Bebo.com. On the other hand, Mariah Carey is least green, joining other laggards like John Travolta, who owns a fleet of private jets.

Carey sank to the bottom by regularly flying her personal trainer from New York to St. Bart's: "People saw that as an extravagance rather than a necessity and the consequences for the planet probably don't justify it," said GreenDaily.com's editor-in-chief.
(Read more Earth Day stories.)