They Built Huge Followings Around Their Vegan Lifestyles. Then They Started Eating Meat.

Susan S. Johnson
Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Women’s Health

There’s a joke vegans love to roll their eyes at: How do you know someone’s vegan? Don’t worry, they’ll tell you.

Sure, not every vegan is like that. But for vegan influencers like Yovana Mendoza, formerly known as Rawvana on YouTube (because she followed a raw vegan diet), that outspoken, often ride-or-die dedication to her vegan diet was not just her personal ethos–it was her brand.

“The vegan community tends to be very passionate,” says Yovana, who at one point boasted as many as half a million subscribes on YouTube (2 million

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  • More celebrities are going vegan and sharing their tips on maintaining a plant-based lifestyle. 

  • Notable figures like Lizzo, Jenna Dewan, and Ariana Grande all post accessible content about their vegan meals for their millions of followers to see. 

  • Here is a list of six vegan celebrities and what they eat

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Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

  • More celebrities are going vegan and sharing their tips on maintaining a plant-based lifestyle. 

  • Notable figures like Lizzo, Jenna Dewan, and Russel Simmons all post accessible content about their vegan meals for their millions of followers to see. 

  • Here is a list of six vegan celebrities and what they eat

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

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Some stars choose to follow plant-based diets.
Some stars choose to follow plant-based diets.

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  • Many celebrities, including musicians, currently follow or once adhered to a vegan, or plant-based, diet. 

  • Singers like Moby and Miley Cyrus said they began following a vegan diet because of how their pets make them feel. 

  • Musicians like Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Ariana Grande have also spoken about being vegan. 

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