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[Activism] Gemma Collins Joins Campaign To Ban Sale Of Fur, Receives Backlash

Collins told her 2.1 million Instagram followers: 'There is no excuse for killing foxes, coyotes, rabbits, or any other animal for a fur coat or a pom pom. Let’s end the fur trade.'

Television personality Gemma Collins has joined calls against the sale of fur in the UK, alongside a slew of other celebrities. But, the announcement was met with criticism online.

Collins joins the #FurFreeBritain campaign with the US branch of People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA), she told her 2.1 million Instagram followers – but some called it ‘disingenuous’.
Posting on her Instagram, The Only Way Is Essex star called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ‘make Britain fur free’ – in celebration of her 40th birthday.

The call is in partnership with PETA US, as the animal rights charity is also celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.