Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton has been criticized for saying the only way to save the planet is by going vegan, while continuing to make a career out of a ‘gas-guzzling sport’. 

The 34-year-old, who is on the verge of winning a sixth Formula One world title, took to Instagram to share his concerns about the planet.

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Hamilton’s passionate comments about giving up because ‘the world is such a mess’ are difficult to take seriously when he continues to take part in an environmentally unfriendly sport.

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