Dead Bea Arthur Stars in PETA Ad

Ad marks one-year anniversary of her death
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2010 9:19 AM CDT
Dead Bea Arthur Stars in PETA Ad
Bea Arthur is still helping PETA, even in death.   (PETA)

PETA has long been a fan of using naked celebrities in its campaigns, and now it’s using dead celebrities, too. Bea Arthur stars in the latest ad, a full-pager in today’s Chicago Tribune protesting McDonald’s treatment of its chickens. Arthur, a long-time PETA supporter, even managed to pay for the ad from beyond the grave, through a gift left to PETA in her will.
(More Bea Arthur stories.)

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