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Casey Affleck Teams Up with PETA to Reveal Cruelty in Circuses

Casey Affleck has teamed up with PETA to reveal cruelty against animals in circuses just in time for the Oscars.

The 41-year-old actor is nominated for Best Actor at tonight’s Academy Awards for his work in the movie Manchester By the Sea and is new PSA for the animal rights organization was just released the other day.

“I choose to work in the entertainment industry, but animals in circuses and other traveling shows are never given a choice,” Casey says in the PSA.

“This industry tears families apart and subjects individuals to a life of torment and deprivation,” Casey said about circuses. “[Trainers] drag the big cats around by heavy chains or ropes around their necks and hit them with sticks, poles, and whips. They beat them mercilessly and bully them into jumping through hoops.”

Make sure to watch Casey‘s acceptance speech at the Spirit Awards this weekend.


Casey Affleck Exposes How Big Cats Are Dragged and Hit With Sticks in the Circus

Casey Affleck Calls Trump Administration 'Un-American' In Acceptance Speech at Spirit Awards 2017 (VIDEO)

Casey Affleck uses his time at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards to get political.

While accepting the award for Best Male Lead for his role in Manchester by the Sea, the 41-year-old actor slammed Donald Trump‘s administration, calling it “un-American.”

“The policies of this administration are abhorrent and they will not last,” Casey said. “They are un-American.”

Casey was joined at the event by his Manchester co-star Lucas Hedges, director Kenneth Lonergan, and producer Matt Damon who was accompanied by his wife Luciana.

Also spotted at the awards show was Viggo Mortensen and his Captain Fantastic director Matt Ross.

Watch Casey‘s acceptance speech below.

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Casey Affleck Greets Fans at LAX Airport

Casey Affleck looks scruffy as he makes his way through LAX airport after a flight on Monday afternoon (February 13) in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old actor chatted with fans and signed autographs as he arrived home after a flight from London.

Over the weekend, Casey attended the BAFTA Awards where he took home the award for Best Actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea!

Casey is currently nominated for Best Actor at the upcoming Oscars.

The Oscars are set to air on Sunday (February 26).

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Casey Affleck Takes Home Best Actor at BAFTAs 2017!

Casey Affleck received a major honor while at the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday (February 12) at Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

The 41-year-old Manchester By The Sea actor took home one of the most coveted awards of the night – Best Actor!

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Casey had some tough competition, beating out Hacksaw Ridge‘s Andrew Garfield, Nocturnal AnimalsJake Gyllenhaal, La La Land‘s Ryan Gosling and Captain Fantastic‘s Viggo Mortensen.

The film also was given the award for Best Original Screenplay.

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Casey Affleck & Michelle Williams Step Out at BAFTAs 2017

Michelle Williams and Casey Affleck are ready to sweep the BAFTAs!

The Manchester by the Sea stars stepped out at the award ceremony on Sunday (February 12) held at Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

Their film is up for several awards during the ceremony including Best Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing and Best Director!

Not only is the touching film up for so many awards but Casey is also nominated for Best Actor while Michelle received a nod for Best Supporting Actress.

FYI: Michelle and Casey are wearing Louis Vuitton.

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Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, & 'Manchester' Team Celebrate Noms at Oscars Lunch!

Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams walk the carpet while attending the 2017 Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Monday afternoon (February 6) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also in attendance at the event were co-star Lucas Hedges, director Kenneth Lonergan, and producer Matt Damon.

Casey is nominated for Best Actor, Michelle is up for Best Supporting Actress, Lucas is nominated for Best Supporting Actor, Matt is a nominee for Best Picture as the producer, and Kenneth is a double nominee with nods for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Lucas flew to the west coast just for the day as he is currently in production on an Off-Broadway play in New York!

FYI: Michelle is wearing Louis Vuitton.

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Casey Affleck & Michelle Williams Get Honored at Santa Barbara Film Fest!

Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams are racking up their honors this award season!

The Manchester By The Sea stars stepped out at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Sunday (February 5) at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara, Calif.

While at the fest, the duo was honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award by their screenwriter and director Kenneth Lonergan, who is nominated for both Original Screenplay and Best Directing at the 2017 Oscars.

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“Working on this film was very rewarding. None of it would have been possible without the guidance from Kenneth,” Michelle expressed during her speech. “Part of what makes a movie like this feel universal is the attention to detail,” Casey added.

FYI: Michelle is wearing a Louis Vuitton gown. Casey is wearing a Dolce&Gabbana suit.

15+ pictures inside of Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams at the Santa Barbara Film FestMore Here! »

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