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Kellie Pickler Monkeys Around

Kellie Pickler Monkeys Around

Kellie Pickler has adopted quite a strange pet — a monkey! The 22-year-old American Idol alum just wrote a blog entry titled “Monkey See…Monkey Do”:

“The ‘Pickler Family’ has gotten bigger….(and no I didn’t have a kid)…I adopted a Marmoset Monkey! She is the cutest little thing. She is so tiny, only weighs 3 ounces right now. I’m not sure exactly what I am going to name her….so maybe you guys can help me out. I’ll post a picture of her and you guys can comment on what you think I should name her….she is so sweet and she has the best personality. I absolutely love her!!!….and I love you guys too….xoxo pickler :)”

WHAT DO YOU THINK Kellie would name her monkey???

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86 Responses to “Kellie Pickler Monkeys Around”

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  1. 1
    boogie Says:


  2. 2
    fake rack Says:

    Love Kelly. She is the most refreshing simple girl ever!

  3. 3
    NativeNYker Says:

    Had she done any research she would know that they don’t make good pets. But maybe she needs to experience that little monkey gnarling at her face to figure it out. At least it will give her a bit of character…

    Rants, Thoughts & Merde

  4. 4
    Blech Says:

    That’s awful. How did she get the baby monkey? There is a big problem with poachers killing mother monkeys in order to sell the babies all over the world. “Adopting” or owning a monkey or any wild animal as a pet should not be condoned or publicized, no matter how she got it.

  5. 5
    Heckler Says:

    Thats what I thought. Monkeys are not pets.
    But, right now its cute. kinda like the baby rattlesnake.
    How about Grumpy? It doesn’t look happy in that shot.

  6. 6
    hillz Says:

    does this stupid idiot realize they rip these little monkeys from their mothers?!?
    shame on her.

  7. 7
    Heckler Says:

    Sorry she has a python not a rattlesnake. but thats how the saying goes. you get the idea

  8. 8
    Beth Says:

    Wonder if she did research this? I mean, I thought she went all Carrie U. on us and is a faux-fur wearing veg country star.
    Name her Tootoo (Like Jordin). started out cute and then got nasty.

  9. 9
    Gary Says:

    Is it legal? :S

  10. 10
    boogie Says:

    name her Boogie !

  11. 11
    juls Says:

    she’s about to piss off a looooot of people.
    i’ll start with PETA

  12. 12
    layla Says:

    yikes, bad idea. i saw a documentary on adopting monkeys a few months ago, its truly a sad sad story. i hope she did her research and knows whats ahead of her

  13. 13
    someone Says:

    Here are some names i think are cute:

    Peaches ( haha i love fruit names for animals)
    Lucy Lui

  14. 14
    mandy Says:

    awwww soooo cute!!

  15. 15
    gerard Vandenberg Says:

    Some people go back to their youth, folks!!

  16. 16
    anon Says:

    Kellie Pickler has just lost my respect. She is lying when she says she adopted this exotic animal-she bought it for big bucks. You can’t just “adopt” a monkey. Secondly, it’s incredibly cruel to take this intelligent, needy baby away from its mother, who will suffer without it. Why not adopt a dog or cat, and sho you have a heart, Kelly?

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    kim Says:

    “That’s awful. How did she get the baby monkey? There is a big problem with poachers killing mother monkeys in order to sell the babies all over the world. “Adopting” or owning a monkey or any wild animal as a pet should not be condoned or publicized, no matter how she got it.”

    I’m concerned about that too, if she got it through a wildlife rehabilitation center to foster for a while then that is fine, but otherwise that is not adopting, that is piracy and it’s really unethical because the DO kill the moms to get the babies.

  18. 18
    dani Says:

    How ignorant is she? It is very suspicious – the adopting – but does she have any idea how incredibly time consuming monkeys are? They are intelligent animals and need a lot of attention and time and should not be caged in small cage. When bored they can be very very destructive. Ms. Pickler should have read up on this before she subjected this poor thing to her lifestyle-she is far too busy to devote the time needed to this baby and especially as it grows!

  19. 19
    so dumb... Says:

    I knew Pickler wasn’t the sharpest tool in the shed, but I didn’t know she was heartless too. Monkeys need a LOT of time and attention from their owners, and she will be in for a wakeup call when she finds out that they poo and pee everywhere, plus rub their musky butts all over the house to leave their scent. It will serve her right if it musks up her house!

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    anon Says:


  21. 21
    chichi Says:

    what a freak. does she not realise that she is facilitating the black trade of animals? When you buy one animal, it leaves a spot to be taken by another animal, leading to poachers killing mother animals and taking away their babies. She will be taught a lesson when that monkey grows up and it scratches off her scraggy face.

  22. 22
    emeline Says:

    How can she take a wild animal. It’s illegal in France! Isn’t it in USA?

    I think this is cruel.

  23. 23
    jennifer Says:

    marmosets live in large family groups and this twit has contributed to the wild animal pet trade and should be strung up.

  24. 24
    Michelle Says:

    How on earth was she able to adopt a monkey? Isn’t that sorta illegal? Poor little baby was taken from her mama. But anyhow, if she’s looking for a name for the little one, name it MIMI !!!!

  25. 25
    Allie Says:

    Why the hell does she have a monkey?!!! I agree I think that is very cruel and inhumane isn’t it 2009? Very sad…

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