Noel Gallagher On Veganism: 'What's The Point?'

'These people would literally have f***ing animals roaming the world'
noel_gallagher_vegans
Gallagher feels 'sorry' for his vegan band member (Photo: Instagram)

Ex-Oasis singer, Noel Gallagher, has spoken about vegans in a recent interview, asking 'what's the point?'.

The musician responded to fellow singer Shaun Ryder hosting a vegan event in Manchester. Gallagher said one of his band members was vegan and that he felt 'sorry for her'.

'Animals roaming the world'

He told Manchester Evening News: "When we were in South America they didn't know what a vegan was. I passed her the menu and said you might as well eat the f***ing menu.

But yeah vegans, what's the point? It's like no animal products at all. These people would literally have f***ing animals roaming the world, cows everywhere in the f***ing streets, sheep in phone boxes.

I like chickens. Very versatile animal."

'Uneducated, uninspiring'

The interview, which was posted on Twitter, quickly received backlash from vegans.

"Uneducated, uninspiring... How is this man still relevant? Why is his opinion newsworthy?" one user wrote.

Despite the singer's opinion on veganism, his daughter, Anaïs Gallagher, featured on a campaign that promoted meat-free living last year.

Anaïs said: "My dog Ziggy is like my best friend, but all animals feel pain and fear, so if you wouldn't eat your pets, why would you eat another animal?

"Animals need you to speak up for them. Get out there and get active!"

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this article are prepared in the author's capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of Plant Based News itself. 

Reuse this content
PBN Contributor:

Liam is a writer and poet from the north of England. His work has been featured in Gay Times Magazine, Attitude Magazine, Oh Comely, and The Huffington Post. He loves vegan mac and cheese more than anything else in the world.

(c) 2019 Plant Based News LTD. All Rights Reserved. Content must not be copied without permission.

Join the conversation

Since you're here...
Plant Based News is a FREE service that receives millions of views each week. This takes a lot of our personal time, money and hard work. But we do it because we KNOW it makes a difference. If those following our reporting helped by contributing, we could do even more. Please consider supporting us so we can create further awareness about animal rights, environmentalism, ethical consumerism and the plant-based lifestyle. Not a false narrative - but information that empowers people to make better choices.

It's World Vegan Day