Vegans and Ellen DeGeneres fans will finally have something to talk about.
The current queen of daytime talk is opening a completely vegan and "animal friendly" restaurant!
In an effort to come up with a menu that will attract customers who aren't completely committed to animal-free fare, Ellen is consulting former president Bill Clinton!
He was known to be a connoisseur of junk food while running the country, but times have changed and so has his diet.
Due to heart problems, Clinton switched to an all vegan diet and dropped 20 pounds as a result. Now Ellen wants one of America's most famous former carnivores to chomp into her menu, as a source explains:
"Bill loved cheeseburgers, fried chicken, and turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy. But now he eats much healthier. He eats more fruits and vegetables, and he loves soups so much that he makes his own cream of asparagus. Ellen sees Bill as the poster boy for veganism, so she’s asked for his input on the restaurant’s menu.”
The average customer probably will not have undergone quadruple bypass surgery, but we still think they'll appreciate Bill's reformed taste!
Ellen hopes that people will be more open to trying vegan food once they realize even the stubbornest of appetites can be swayed, as the source continues:
“Ellen wants to promote the idea that if Bill Clinton can switch to a vegan diet, anyone can. To thank him, Bill will have an open invitation to eat at the restaurant for free!”
This may be the one of the only all-you-can-eat buffets left that Bill's heart can handle, so we hope he takes advantage of Ellen's offer!
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