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Bella Thorne Stars in 'Boycott SeaWorld' Ad for PETA

Bella Thorne Stars in 'Boycott SeaWorld' Ad for PETA

Bella Thorne has joined forces with PETA for a new ad campaign urging people to boycott SeaWorld.

The 20-year-old actress starred in a commercial for the amusement park when she was a child, but she no longer supports the company.

“When I was a little girl, I did a commercial for SeaWorld, and even then, I knew there wasn’t something right,” Bella said in a video spot for her campaign. “These beautiful animals are in so much pain. They’re taken away from their community, their homes, their mothers, and they don’t have a choice. They’re locked in there.”

“F–k SeaWorld! … Don’t be afraid to show up with your signs and make your point,” she added.


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  • Curt Noydb

    How about we just boycott everything associated with the mentally challenged child?

  • Pitysaurus_rex

    Boycott PETA because they want to kill all bully breed dogs

  • Sabrina

    Thumbs up!

  • DEADP00L

    I always knew PETA were frauds but this is new low. They know damn well none of the Orcas today were taken from the wild, they have been born in captivity and can never be released into the wild because they carry bacterial infections not found in the wild.

    Not only would they die the moment they are introduced to the sea, but the sea will be exposed to super bacteria that are immune to antibiotics. Which will get into our water, our food and sea life.

    So PETA wants to release these animals and create an extinction level event of sea life?

    Not just that but they also are apartheid apologists who have never once condemned soldiers using dogs to attack civilians, slaughter farm animals for fun and shoot wild life as they drive by for the joy of it; but have continuously attacked oppressed peoples for using animals to stay alive.

    Thats not including what PETA’s own practices are which involve putting down animals they cant tame and animals that dont get adopted fast enough for them.

  • Craig Shapiro

    Right on, Bella. SeaWorld is the worst–and every dollar spent there means more suffering for orcas.

  • Jennofur OConnor

    Corky, Kasatka, Ulises, Katina and the late Tillikum were all taken from their home and family in the wild.

    More than 40 orcas have died prematurely in SeaWorld’s “sterile” tanks – you really think a protected ocean sea pen is more dangerous??

  • Jennofur OConnor

    Corky, Kasatka, Ulises, Katina and the late Tillikum were all taken from their home and family in the wild.

    More than 40 orcas have died prematurely in SeaWorld’s “sterile” tanks – you really think a protected ocean sea pen is more dangerous??

  • Allison D.

    Thank you, Bella! This message is spot on! SeaWorld is a prison for orcas and all marine animals.

  • Allison D.

    Thank you, Bella! This message is spot on! SeaWorld is a prison for orcas and all marine animals.

  • Kim Marie

    Killer ad, killer message – pun intended!

  • DEADP00L

    Yes I do, because that water is open ocean water there is no such thing as ‘protected’ about it. Its a net instead of a glass tank and its in the ocean. Any parasites they developed, will be immune, any sickness will contaminate the water and spread to other sea life and micro organisms in the water.

    How many of the original kidnapped orcas are left alive out of the bunch? If the infections on Tillikum are any indication, there is absolutely no way of releasing any of them. 22 super bacterial infections not found in the wild will be a calamity. It could cause a mass extinction.

    What we have to do is expand the tanks, or put them down, burn them and dispose of them in a fashion that will not contaminate our soul or air or water; and charge aquariums like SW with criminal negligence, and causing a biohazard which is a national security risk.

  • Khazija

    I am boycotting Bella Thorne. I will not support negative propaganda and devious manipulation from hypocritical & corrupt organizations like PETA who kill thousands of innocent animals a year. Then celebs get PR and money for participating in rabid agendas from extremist organizations.

    Sea World is a leader when it comes to the conservation of marine animals and relief efforts. They have a great actual track record of high quality care. They help animals and draw awareness. PETA has bought out google and other media outlets to spread their hate, lies, and false statistics.

    Bella keeps trying to gain PR and headlines by trashing other valid organizations like the Teen Choice Awards and Sea World.

  • Khazija

    Not true. Sea World is the best and most reputable of all of the marine parks. The orcas are not suffering. Do some actual research by visiting the park and talk to trainers, conservation experts, and veterinarians.

  • Khazija

    Do you realize that applies to all zoos, aquariums, and wildlife parks? That without this preservation, conservation, and captive breeding that many of these animal species would have become extinct? That orcas were endangered and feared prior to Sea World. That pollution, loss of habitat, and other environmental issues out in the wild exist along with hunting & other threats.

    That statisic you listed is false and PETA engages in a lot of lies. The majority of orcas at Sea World have lived average life spans that are comparative to wild orcas. Sea World has been around since 1959. They are praised by many organizations for having the best care of marine animals in the world. They have educated experts at the top of their fields focused on the well-being, health, and safety of their animals. PETA is not going to be able to provide the same kind of protection or care in their sea pens. PETA has prematurely murdered thousands of innocent animals and has spent most of their money funding propaganda & gaining control.

  • Khazija

    Sea World rescues and rehabilitate around 23,000 marine animals every year! They are an AZA Accredited Institution. It serves the same purpose as any zoo or sanctuary does. Most of the animals are healthy and happy while getting to expand their skill sets & intellectual/physical capacity. It is a source of enrichment for the animals.