Celebrity actor Anya Taylor-Joy has announced she doesn’t ‘touch meat or fish’.
The star, who skyrocketed to fame due to her role in The Queen’s Gambit, made the comment in a recent interview with women’s magazine Harper’s Bazaar.
She told the publication she’s been vegetarian since she was eight-years-old and that she used to follow a plant-based diet. However, she now consumes dairy.
‘The healthiest I’ve ever felt’
“I was vegan for a long time. I got into it because it’s the most ecologically conscious choice you can make as a consumer,” Anya Taylor-Joy said.
“When I was a vegan it was the healthiest I’ve ever felt, because I had so much energy. I was eating a tonne because I have a really big appetite and was getting in more greens.
“As a vegetarian I love a lot of Italian food, but I don’t get that many greens in there!”
She added that it is ‘important’ to as ‘as environmentally conscious as you possibly can’, adding: “At the end of the day the earth is the only thing we have.
“So if we’re not taking care of our home, you’re not going to have a home anymore.”
You can read the full interview here