PETA, a non-profit organization also known as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has criticized the actress. Dakota Johnson For her involvement in the recent Gucci campaign.
The 33-year-old Gucci modeled for Gucci in a shoot showcasing the new Jackie 1961 handbag made of python and crocodile skin, shared by the fashion brand on social media on January 10.
On the brand’s official website, Gucci proudly states that bags priced from around $4,000 to over $30,000 are authentic.
The product description for the Jackie 1961 Small Python Bag explains, “The Jackie 1961 was introduced in Python, a precious leather that draws attention to its historic half-moon silhouette and piston hardware.”
In response to Gucci’s use of real animal skins and Johnson’s ties to the brand, PETA wrote a scathing letter to the actress, which was published by TMZ.
Jessica ChotrubaniPETA’s Celebrity Outreach Principal has been horrified about how Indonesian slaughterhouses that reportedly supply skins for Gucci’s products are killing reptiles, as confirmed by a recent investigation. Details are explained in the letter.
“The killing of these snakes is so cruel that it is illegal to buy the product you are promoting because it is prohibited to sell in California,” said Shotrubani.
This fact has been confirmed by Gucci, which states on their website about Python products, “Please note that Python products do not ship to California.”
PETA’s letter to Johnson concludes with these words from Shotorbani: ? ”
As of this writing, Johnson has not yet responded to PETA’s letter.
The Johnson family also has an interesting history with animal rights. her grandmother, Tippi Hedrencurrently lives in her home in California with about 13 lions and tigers.
According to Johnson’s interview graham norton show“We used to have about 60 cats, but now we only have two. We started.”
the host, Graham Nortonalso showed Johnson a picture of his mother. melanie griffith, as a child, jumped into the pool like a lion aimed at his leg. Johnson replied, “That’s it,” before assuring the audience that his mother hadn’t lost his leg.
Hedren’s big cat rescue efforts are now much safer, but his decision to keep lions as pets, allowing them to roam freely and coexist with their families has been widely criticized in the past. I was. Unbelievably. ”