Vegans top Vanity Fair's list of most influential people

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Vegans take over the world! Well, almost....

This month Vanity Fair released its top 100 most influential people list, and this year not only did a vegan land in the top spot, but three other vegans/vegetarians were close behind in the top ten.

Mark Zuckerberg, the vegan 26-year-old co-founder and CEO of Facebook, tops the list. Next month a highly critical movie of the Harvard drop out will be released in theaters. [Editor's note: Mark Zuckerberg has been reported by many publications to be a vegan. On the flip side, after some additional research it appears that the social media giant likes to dine on hot dogs, bacon, and sushi—definitely not vegan.]

Apple’s Chief Executive, Steve Jobs came in second. Jobs is a pancreatic cancer survivor and turned to a vegan diet about 5 years ago. However, there are reports that Jobs may have added fish to his diet.

Twitter co-founder and vegan Biz Stone ranks number ten on the list. Stone is also a supporter of animal welfare as well as other social causes and uses twitter as a platform for those causes. Stone’s partner, Evan Williams, also number ten on the list, has identified himself as a vegetarian.

The meat donning Lady Gaga comes in at number 23 on the list. If she swaps the sirloin for seitan she might be top dog next year!

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Robin lives in NYC with her cat Maggie where she follows a vegetarian lifestyle, practices yoga, and volunteers at Catskill Animal Sanctuary.

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