31 January 2011

Vegan actress Lea Michele to sing during Super Bowl XLV pre-game

E!Online recently announced actress and vegan Lea Michele will take the stage on February 6 to sing America the Beautiful during the Super Bowl XLV pre-game show.

Michele, commonly known as Rachel Berry on Fox's hit series Glee, joins an exclusive list of artists who have sung America the Beautiful during Super Bowl festivities that includes Ray Charles, Queen Latifah and Faith Hill.

The 24-year-old Bronx native was recognized by PETA in 2010 for her work with animal advocacy. She decided to become vegan after reading the New York Times best seller Skinny Bitch.

E!Online's original announcement can be read here.

Eric Storms | @veganrunningdad
Eric is a vegan living in the San Francisco Bay area with his two great kids and amazing wife, all three are vegan as well. He is a network engineer by day, part time college student by night, and competes in running half-marathons, 10k, and 5k races throughout the area. Eric is looking to spread the word about the benefits of a plant-based diet for endurance athletes.

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