Attention Horrible Beast/Animal Activist Beth…This is How Her $ 40,000 Birkin Bags Are made...

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  1. teehee

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    The Disgusting Truth Behind Those $40,000 Hermès Bags

    You wanted the Birkin bag, that exclusive handbag by Hermès that costs thousands and thousands of dollars. And now you have it.

    WARNING: Graphic images below.

    And if yours happens to be made with alligator or crocodile skin, here is where it came from:



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    PETA recently released an explosive video called " Belly of the Beast," which it claims documents the bloody — and brutal — trade in crocodile and alligator skins.

    "It takes the belly skins of three crocodiles," the video narrator says, "to make one Birkin bag."

    Undercover investigators visited a number of reptile factory farms in Zimbabwe and one in Texas that supply crocodile and alligator skins to Hermès-owned tanneries, said PETA.

    And how the animals are killed is gruesome:

    "So you put him [the animal] on a table," describes an anonymous worker in Zimbabwe. "And then you bend his nose down and his spine comes close like that and you plunge a scalpel into the spine. Then the spinal shock. Then you take a, you know, like a whippy aerial on your car, and you plunge it down the spine."

    "It takes his spine out completely right to the base of the tail," the worker says.



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    While this is being shown on camera, the reptile is still alive (some of the video comes from 2009 Reuters stock footage of a crocodile slaughter in Zimbabwe).

    Although reptiles often don't inspire sympathy, such torture would obviously be painful for any animal. And they're hardly without any feeling: Some crocodiles are known for being vigilant of their babies while they are still nesting. Baby crocs communicate to their mothers that it's time to hatch.

    PETA says it has filed complaints with state officials over the cruelty that was uncovered at a farm in Texas. PETA says workers there "shot alligators in the head, some multiple times, with a captive-bolt gun and sawed into the back of their necks with a box cutter to sever their blood vessels."

    "Some animals survived," PETA's release reads, "and were seen moving in ice-water bins afterward.":bigcry:

    PETA claims that the animals who live at these farms are confined to filthy pits; some pits have as many as 200 reptiles, the organization says. The animals are butchered at 3 years old. Spun from the butchering are wallets, watches and, yes, those very famous Birkin bags.

    The exposé was launched during men's fashion week in Paris. Hermès is one of the houses that will be taking the runway.

    The company responded to the allegations by PETA with a statement that reads in part: "All our skins used by Hermès are sourced from farms where Hermès demands the best farming conditions, which conform to the international regulations." You can read Hermès' full response to the video on The New York Times website here.
     
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    teehee Friend Of The Friendless VIP

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    This is horrific. Awful..
     
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    but she saves cats,so that even things out I guess.
     
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    She is a vile cretin..Its obscene to pay 40 grand for a pocketbook..The way they are made is beyond horrific..
     
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    Hmmmm...

    Perhaps the shed can encourage PETA to expose America's Failure & #myselfservingpurpose's gross hypocrisy.

    #coldbloodedanimalslivesmatter
     
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    Biggest phony on the planet the bloody awful moooose. I've said it before, that thing would barbq kit'ns and eat them whole if it could get some attention. It wants everybody to be envious.

    How does that thing sleep at night?

    :giggle:. Ooooops forgot.,.mooose doesn't sleep at night, its a alcoholic prescription drug addicted vampire that sucks the life out of anything it touches.

    That and it's usually passed out on the floor.


    F mutt
     
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    Beth is only concerned about cute animals, not the icky ones.
     
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    ATTN Twitterers! Please save the story from the original post and be sure to tweet it to beth everytime she posts a photo of her with a bag.
     
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    Would you expect anything less from an attention starved, do nothing, that really doesn't want to be famous. Typical
     
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    Any word on how calfskin dresses are made?????? :umunch:


    Where is that goddamn picture of our favorite animoe expert wearing calfskin?? Anyone??? Thank you!
     
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    I am guessing saving all those cats makes up for killing all those calves. I think it's based on the same model as those carbon credit things.
     
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    Now that they have a place down in Florida let's see how dedicated to saving animals she is when an alligator wanders on to their property.
    I don't see her opening a branch of Bianca's Scaly Friends down there.
    She would have one of the security people blow an alligator away in a heartbeat.
     
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    :spit:
     
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    Pam Anderson is animoe activist when its " convienant" too.. I've seen her head to toe in leather, designer bag, pink uggs past her knee....huge feather hats and boa's. And then head up a Peta campaign

    Fucking posers

    I wear leather and use leather products and I love a good steak. I'm the one going to hell.
    I'm OK with that...all my friends will be there.:snicker:


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    Look! We thought she was ignorant as to how her dresses were made, and here she is leading one of her future garments to the slaughter!
     
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    I think this is her calf skin dress..
     
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    I'm 6'7" and I think her hands are bigger than mine.
     
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    :drool::party::lunch:
     
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