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PETA to Jess: No Pet Pig for You!

Animal rights org not pleased with Simpson's pet plans
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 24, 2010 8:42 AM CST
PETA to Jess: No Pet Pig for You!
Jessica Simpson waves to the crowd after singing the national anthem during opening ceremonies for the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club, July 1, 2009, in Bethesda, Md.   (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

(Newser) – Hey, Jessica Simpson, didn’t you see what happened when Paris Hilton adopted a pet pig? Or maybe "Chicken of the Sea" Simpson is indifferent about being on PETA’s bad side. The singer is considering replacing her departed dog with a pig and tweeted Monday, “Does this mean I’ll have to give up pork?” PETA’s answer: Give up pork and don't get that new pet, the New York Daily News reports.

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More specifically: “Pigs, who are smarter than dogs and every bit as sensitive to pain and stress, don't belong in Jessica's stomach or carted around as her latest accessory.”
(Read more Jessica Simpson stories.)

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