Argentina's President says he'll ditch meat if Paul McCartney plays for him Reports say the politician showed 'concern' towards how meat consumption impacts the planet - Media Credit: Twitter

Argentina’s President Says He’ll Ditch Meat If Paul McCartney Plays For Him

Alberto Fernández has reportedly said: 'If Paul McCartney plays Blackbird in my office, I’ll stop eating meat'


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Argentina’s President says he will ditch meat on Mondays if Beatles star Paul McCartney plays for him. 

Alberto Fernández reportedly made the comment in a recent meeting with Argentine Vegan Union.

UVA set up a meeting with the politician to discuss a petition against the construction of factory farms across Argentina. So far, it had managed to garner more than 500,000 signatures. 

‘I’ll stop eating meat’

According to Buenos Aires Times, Fernández told the union: “If Paul McCartney plays Blackbird in my office… I’ll stop eating meat.”

However, UVA president Manuel Martí said in a later interview that Fernández showed ‘concern’ about how meat consumption impacts the planet.

Moreover, Martí says he’s contacted McCartney, and that the musician will send the President a letter asking him to implement no-meat Mondays.

“I hope Paul has the power to make him understand the necessity and importance of this,” he added.

Meat-free Mondays

Musician Paul McCartney and his daughters Mary and Stella created Meat-free Mondays back in 2009.

The campaign encourages people to ‘help slow climate change, conserve precious natural resources, and improve their health by having at least one plant-based day each week’.

It has received praise from a slew of celebs such as Billie Eilish and Ringo Starr.

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1 year ago

Querido Paul: si acaso ves este artículo, te comento que no es necesario pedirle al inútil de Fernández que haga algo para que no comamos carne los lunes (cosa que es un disparate), ya que con su torpeza ha logrado que millones de argentinos coman cada vez menos kilos de carne al año, y pronto dejarán de comer.

1 year ago

That’s called doing something for the wrong reasons

Kay Forty
Kay Forty
1 year ago

Hey Paul…….I’d go meat free if You came to my house too! I’m more fun.

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