PETA is unhappy about a recent social media video the New York Giants star wide receiver posted to his account.
Here is the video that Beckham is now catching grief from PETA for:
PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) released the following statement about the video Beckham posted.
THESE SENSITIVE AND MUCH-ABUSED ANIMALS BELONG WITH THEIR FAMILIES IN NATURE, NOT PIMPED OUT AS PROPS BY SHAMELESS ROADSIDE ZOOS. WE’RE SURE THAT ODELL BECKHAM JR. HAD NO IDEA THAT THE SLEAZY SAFARI PARK WHERE THIS YOUNG CHIMPANZEE IS KEPT HAS A LENGTHY RECORD OF VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW AND USES GREAT APES AND BIG-CAT CUBS IN CHEAP PUBLICITY STUNTS LIKE THIS. THESE ENCOUNTERS ARE INCREDIBLY DANGEROUS, AND PETA URGES EVERYONE—INCLUDING BECKHAM, WHO CERTAINLY DOESN’T WANT ANOTHER INJURY—TO STEER CLEAR OF CRUEL FACILITIES THAT EXPLOIT ANIMALS.
PETA releases a statement on Odell Beckham playing football with a chimpanzee and big cats: "These encounters are incredibly dangerous" pic.twitter.com/oCvPJDujin
— SNY (@SNYtv) January 8, 2019
PETA wants to get involved in any sort of controversy, or in this case, non controversy.
OBJ’s post is still up, which means there’s not much pressure being applied.
Much ado about nothing.
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