British pop star Leona Lewis has written an open letter to fans about her struggle with depression and her fears for the future after parting ways with her record label.
Earlier this year (14), the Bleeding Love singer, who won Britain's The X Factor in 2006, exited Simon Cowell's Syco management firm and Sony Records after seven years on the books. Lewis has now opened up about the massive career change, blaming the split on creative differences over her fifth studio album, and revealing she spent months battling dark thoughts.
In the handwritten note, which was uploaded to her Twitter.com page, Lewis states, "It has been quite the rollercoaster year. The emotions I have felt have been more powerful, in both a positive and negative way, than any other time... in my life. "At some points I felt extremely depressed and other times experiences amazing highs, but it got to the point where the downs were outweighing the ups... I worry too much... I worry about the future, work, how I look... animals, the environment... At times it seems absolutely overwhelming and I spiral to a dark place."
She goes on to reveal the split from her record label came about after she was asked to make an album that "would have not been true to myself", adding, "I cannot make music that does not speak to my soul, as scary as it seemed. I could no longer compromise myself."
Lewis also reveals meditation has helped her move on from her dark moods, and she is now feeling more positive about the future, concluding, "You either sink or swim. I chose to swim... Whatever the future may bring, I am ready."
Actor Ian Somerhalder and his rumoured girlfriend Nikki Reed have reportedly become the new owners of a horse. The Vampire Diaries hunk sparked reports he had begun dating Reed last month (Jul14) when they were spotted spending the weekend together in Los Angeles.
Now it appears the new couple has indulged in its shared love of animals by adding a colt to its family.
Somerhalder shared a photo of himself hugging the brown horse on his Instagram.com page on Tuesday (05Aug14) and in the accompanying caption, he wrote, "Proud new dad... What amazing creatures they are. Wow. His name is Eagle. Thank you @iamnikkireed for snapping this special moment, with our big baby boy".
Brazilian supermodel Fernanda Tavares is fronting a campaign to expand a ban on animal testing for cosmetics in the rest of her native country following a landmark ruling in Sao Paulo in January (14). The state of Sao Paulo became the first Latin American region to introduce a ban on animal testing for cosmetics, and Tavares is now hoping to extend the regulations to the rest of Brazil.
The catwalk star has been appointed an ambassador by the Human Society International (HSI) to lead the organisation's Be Cruelty-Free Brazil campaign to halt cosmetic testing on rabbits, guinea pigs and other rodents throughout the country.
The model has starred in a campaign video and met with government officials in the hope of introducing a nationwide testing ban.
She says,"I'm really thrilled to become HSI's Be Cruelty-Free Brazil Ambassador. I love my country very much, but cosmetics cruelty shames Brazil so I want to see an end to the suffering as soon as possible... There really is no excuse for animal testing when so many companies make amazing cosmetics without hurting any animals. So I want to do whatever I can to help HSI achieve this goal."
Generally speaking, a nature documentary can go one of two routes: it can celebrate the dynamism of an animal, educating viewers on the lifestyle, paramount importance, and ecological strifes of the species at hand... or it can go for the cute factor. Disneynature's latest film Bears does not disappoint in either area. The beautiful, clever, and warm film from returning directors Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey has a mission to engage America with an animal that often gets a bad rap in the media, and which has faced the brunt of human cruelty for too long. Having renowned ethologist Dr. Jane Goodall on board with production bodes pretty well for the movie, too.
Now in theaters, Bears is not only aiming to help the cause of its titular creatures by spreading the good word, but it is also donating a portion of its box office intake to the National Park Foundation. If you attend a showing of the Disneynature movie during its first week in theaters (Friday, April 18 through Friday, April 25) part of your ticket proceeds will go toward the all-important cause of making this world a safer place for animals.
We got a chance to talk with directors Fothergill and Scholey, as well as Dr. Goodall, on the importance of the Disneynature films, the state of the natural world, and the majestic creatures of bears themselves.
Ever since watching the film, I've been thinking about the way that the media has depicted bears. I'm kind of unsure on this — do you think the media has been unfair or irresponsible in the portrayal of bears?
Alastair Fothergill: I think it depends which. There is a scattering and certainly some, I’d say almost notorious films, have been very anti-bear, and you can probably name a few. So I think this portrayal of bears as these big sort of dangerous animals... there’s no doubt bears can be dangerous. The issue with bears is that if you find bears in the wild, where they’ve had no bad experiences with people, and the relationship between people and bears has been managed well, which is exactly the place we filmed, in Katmai National Park, you don’t have a problem with bears.
And I think the film, well, we’re not interested in depicting in our story the relationship of people. In the end credits section, in the end, we do tacitly to deal with that issue, because we wanted to make sure that people knew our film was genuinely filmed in the wild, and when you actually see images of cameramen really close to bears and having a subtle relationship, I hope it sends a message out that absolutely, that’s all right. We have to be clear though, that bears, in some places, you know, have had bad experiences with people and the wrong relationships are dangerous. There’s no two ways about it. But it’s not the bear’s fault. It’s nearly always the circumstances.
Offering this more positive viewpoint of bears — in a light we don't often see, that they can be peaceful if they have been unharmed by people — I'm wondering what the larger benefits of that are? In an ecological or just psychological way.
Dr. Jane Goodall: Well, hopefully, these films, movies, they create for people a sort of intimate connection with animals that they’re unlikely, most of them, ever to find for themselves. Because most people don’t have the luxury of going for weeks and weeks out into wild places. Hopefully young people might then be persuaded to go and spend more time outside, because there really is such a terrifying disconnect between young people and nature today, with all of the electronical gadgets. Living in virtual reality is so different, and the big screen gives you the feeling of being out in a big, wide space. Hopefully it will stir some young people to want to do that themselves.
What do you guys think are the actual benefits that come with spending so much time with nature, or interacting with animals? I'm sure there are countless.
AS: Oh, golly, that’s a very big question. Obviously for us, who have grown up with a passion for nature, it’s sort of our life blood. But actually, I think it extends towards humanity. I think that even the most urban people need proximity to the natural world. You see, here in New York, people plant grass on rooftops, you know, the High Line is a place to go and see some plants. And I think it’s absolutely rooted in our psyche. One of the things I’ve found working in the wildlife business, whether they’re scientists or filmmakers or conservationists, I think they’re better people for it. They’re nicer people. It’s one of the things I love about my job. I genuinely think people who are fortunate enough to have a lot of exposure to nature... it’s part of our soul. It’s oxygen, I think, and a lot of people are cut off from that natural oxygen. And if we can give them an artificial shot of natural oxygen right in the cinema, then I think it’s very, very precious. And as Jane says, “How can people care if they know?” Keith and I don’t make environmentally – overtly environmental films, but I’m absolutely certain that films that we have made are important in raising people’s awareness.
Certainly. Especially children, I think.
JG: They’ve actually studies to show that children benefit psychologically from experience with nature. I think it was Chicago, they took two areas of high crime in the inner city, and one of them they greened — in other words, they put plants in vacant lots, window boxes and so forth — and the crime rate just dropped.
That kind of leads into something I was thinking about while watching the movie: what can these animals teach us about ourselves? We see the hierarchy of the bears' social structure — the dominant male, the pariah.
KS: I don’t think what we’re trying to do so much is try to tell people what to think about ourselves. I hope that the film is trying to say, “Look, this is how bears live, so understand the life of the bear and respect the life of the bear.” I think we’ve been very true to what it’s like being a bear, you know, some bears do things that we would consider bad, even on biological terms and there is no bad —
JG: I’m not so sure about that. [Laughs]
KS: [Laughs] It’s a tricky area. But anyway, there’s a sense of being true to what that story is and how they live. But I think fundamentally, what we’re always trying to do is to show – now, you look at this mother bear, you look at what she has to go through to raise those cubs. Look at what those cubs have to go through to become adult bears. So, whenever you see adult bears, you’re looking at a superhero. You’re looking at an animal with a huge history, who’s been through all sorts of amazing things. And wow, isn’t it important, then, to protect that superhero? I can’t believe personally, that someone could get a high-velocity rifle and shoot a superhero. If they knew that story, and what that animal had been through, I don’t think anyone would contemplate doing it.
And part and parcel of the film is to try and say all these animals are really special because of what their lives — understand their natural lives. I don’t think it necessarily tells us about ourselves, but it does say, “Wow, those are special.” I have to say, it’s like a piece of art. Would anyone rip up the Mona Lisa? Well, if you didn’t know what it was, you might.
JG: Somebody did.
KS: Somebody would, if they didn’t understand it. But if you do understand it, you go, “No, I won’t do that.”
JG: Somebody stabbed the Mona Lisa. I think they did. To destroy it —
AF: That’s why it’s got glass in front...
KS: Oh, okay.
AF: There are idiots in the world. [Laughs]
JG: Sports hunting.
That only furthers your point, I think.
KS: But I think if you understand bears, I think you’d have a different view. Hopefully the film will do that.
For me, having not studied bears in any significant way, the movie definitely gives them an empathy. I know that in a lot of your work, Dr. Goodall, a lot of people have found reasons to question whether or not we should empathize with animals. But I think that, clearly, you are all on the side that it is beneficial to.
JG: Yeah. There’s been a big danger with science saying that we should be wholly objective and not have any empathy. That’s lead to some very, very nasty happening. And I think we need to work with left and right brain in harmony. And that’s what we have to learn to do. Nature helps you to do that.
Animal Planet via Everett Collection
I know you said earlier that it wasn't a purpose of the film to teach us about ourselves, but I noticed that there was a little bit of a feminist message at the end. Scout realizes that the "tough bear role model" that he was looking for was actually his mother...
AF: I think, it’s quite interesting none of our Disney nature films have made — one called African Cats, I believe — females do tend to turn out to be the good guys...
KS: Girls. The good girls.
AF: The good girls, yes. [Laughs] Yes. I think the biological facts are raising cubs, it is females who have complete responsibility for this, and ultimately, if you look at their struggle or the struggle of any female animal raising a youngster to adulthood, it’s the greatest struggle on Earth. You’re always going to end up feeling, empathizing with her. And often males have their own biological agendas that do not fit with the cubs and youngsters’ agenda, in terms of raising them. [Laughs] So I think there’s a natural. We had no...
KS: We weren’t trying to make a feminist... It’s just reality of the situation.
JG: That's America for you.
AF: It’s just organic. And I think the other thing is, so far all the movies we’ve made — African Cats, Chimpanzee — have centered around a young animal growing up. Actually, we regularly discuss “Is there another story we can tell?” The problem is that the babies tend to be very, very cute, and the first few years in the life of the babies tend to be one of the greatest danger and drama. That means, though, they tend to be centered around female heroes, because in lots of animals, in nature, the male tends to do very little other than contribute his genes. One of these days, we need to make a pro-male movie, because in all honesty...
AF: Actually, males in chimpanzee certainly have a fantastic role in protecting the other females. Male bears, you know, once they’ve done the deed, they’re gone.
KS: Nothing on the horizon about the seahorse, then.
AF: My next movie’s about penguins, actually...
KS: That’s a 50/50.
AF: Yeah, that’s a 50/50, actually.
JG: Birds are 50/50.
AF: So we’re trying to – we don’t want the men to come out too badly. But a lot of women really love that line, the line you mention. That’s really rung bells with them. And you, know, that's good.
And I'd just like to know what you think is the responsibility of the average person to make this a better world for animals and for people.
JG: If we think each day about the consequences of our actions we make more ethical choices. And I know that’s true because so many people have told me. What do you buy? Where did it come from? Where do you eat? How did it affect the environment and animals? What do you wear? Was it child slave labor? When it comes to bringing it home to bears, it’s a little bit more difficult. It comes to the general thing of bears, they’re part of a beautiful ecosystem, they’re part of the planet, and we should respect them as such and try to work to ensure that the places where they live are saved. And through our youth program — we already have programs teaching people how to behave. If they have pushed into bear habitats, mainly black bears — and so the bear is trying to get, they raid trash cans. So if people have absolutely bear-proof places for their trash, the bears are much less likely to get into it.
AF: I think the thing that’s changed in our lifetime is that when we started in this business, conservation was very about saving pandas, saving chimps — and it still is and so it should be — but actually, it’s reached another level of recognition that even if you don’t care about animals, the planet is in such a state... this is our only planet. And that’s the good news. David Attenborough said to us, when he started the word green meant naïve. The word green means something totally different now. And I think there’s an awareness of the need to protect chimps, bears, the wilderness, forests for us to breathe. It’s no longer down the bottom of political agenda. It’s almost at the top of the political agenda, really.
JG: In some countries.
AF: Yeah, in some countries. I agree with you, Jane. There’s a lot where finance and money still rules, but we have to be optimistic. And I think you have to get out of bed and say, "We’re saving a planet." You’re not saving the Serengeti, you’re saving a planet. And of course, the Serengeti is a very important part of that planet, but I think it’s reached a completely high level. It’s not fluffy bunnies anymore. Not that there’s anything wrong with fluffy bunnies. [Laughs]
JG: When I started back in 1960, there was no need to conserve chimps. Their forests stretched right across. There were a million chimps.
KS: I know. I think this is what’s so shocking is how fast the situation’s changed. For a biologist it’s ridiculously fast. One understands evolution, biology, it’s almost like a meteorite hit the planet, it’s so rapid, and it’s just kind of trying to contain the situation, for want of anything else to try. I think for all of us now, time hasn’t quite run out, but it’s getting very, very close.
JG: And the thing which nobody will talk about, because it’s politically insensitive, and that’s human population, which underlies everything. We’re not supposed to talk about it. Tanzania’s been congratulated by the government for taking the lead on family planning in that part of Tanzania. Because governments are starting to get it. Because there ain’t 'nuff space.
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Morgan Freeman has become a huge lemur fan after narrating a new documentary about the endangered creatures. The movie star admits he knew very little about the animals when he was first ask to front Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, but now he is an expert, and knows just how troubled the species is.
He tells WENN, "This is the first time I've had this close connection with them. But I have a friend who has a place in the Caribbean who raises them. So on a visit to him I was introduced to them up close and personal... He's doing what he can to help rejuvenate their population.
"I got a little bit of history about them there, but not nearly as much as doing this narration! They're terrific little creatures."
And he can only hope that the new film will serve as a lifeline to lemurs and other endangered creatures.
He adds, "There is a book called Ishmael, a trilogy, where the author explains that we are turning everything on this planet into food for humans. We'll eat it and if we can't eat it, we'll kill it and take it's place; just move it out of the way.
"The amazing thing about Madagascar is there were no humans when lemurs got there so they flourished there without us."
It's almost summertime, which can only mean one thing: time for all of our favorite superheroes to return to the big screen. Over the next five months, Avengers, web-slingers, space bandits, and two different sets of mutants will arrive in theaters to entertain you with exciting new movies. But with so many coming out in such a short period of time, it can be hard to decide which ones to commit to. Do you go for the classic comic book appeal of Spider-Man, or take a chance on the weird goofiness of Guardians of the Galaxy? Do you see a new twist on a familiar face with Captain America or watch the Ninja Turtles make the jump from Saturday morning staple to blockbuster stars? Or do you just give in to the hero-packed, time-travelling insanity of the new X-Men?
It's a difficult decision, one that carries almost as much weight as the knowledge of which Ninja Turtle best fits your personality. After all, you don't want to be stuck with an adaptation you don't like, or a hero whose code of honor doesn't appeal to you. Luckily, we've created a handy guide to help you determine which 2014 superhero film is perfect for you, based on several key personality traits. You'll never have to worry about wasting popcorn or ticket money on the wrong superhero film again.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Set a year after the events of The Avengers, Steve Rogers is living in Washington DC and learning to adjust to the modern world. However, when a colleague’s life is put in danger, he’s forced to shake off assassins, villains, and the mysterious Soviet agent known as The Winter Soldier in order to uncover a vast conspiracy. Opens April 4. What You Were Like as a Kid: You were a complete goody two-shoes, and were constantly worried about doing the right thing. You were never shy about calling out cheaters or line-cutters, even if it meant you would be branded a tattle-tale. Much to your friends’ annoyance, you always made an effort to include everyone in your games, and you always let people’s younger siblings stay at bat until they hit the ball. In high school, you were captain of the baseball team, and your probably ruined the grading curve for everyone. What You Wanted to Be When You Grew Up: President of the United States. Or a firefighter, since you dressed as one for four Halloweens in a row. Fictional Character You Idolize: Coach Eric Taylor from Friday Night Lights. He’s a leader, he’s a family man, he stands up for what’s right, and he fights for the underdog. “Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose” is basically your mantra. Favorite Non-Superhero Film: Miracle. A story of determination, teamwork, good leadership, and overcoming insurmountable odds, with a little bit of patriotism thrown in for good measure.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Peter Parker is attempting to balance his personal life and his secret alter ego, but everything is thrown into disarray with the return of an old friend, Henry Osborn, and the emergence of new villains that might be stronger than he imagined. However, he soon discovers that all of his enemies have something to do with Oscorp, which may lead to a shocking discovery about his parents' death. Opens May 2. What You Were Like as a Kid: Rather than hanging out with a large group of friends, you pretty much stuck with one partner-in-crime. You managed to hide your mischievous side pretty well, which came in handy whenever you got into trouble (which was more often than you'd like to admit.) You were curious about everything, and you were constantly conducting "science experiments" and sneaking into places you shouldn't be for the sake of adventure. There weren't many things that scared you or freaked you out, and so you took a lot of risks and climbed a lot of trees. You were probably one of those kids who brought home random animals once a week as pets. What You Wanted to Be When You Grew Up: A scientist, a pilot, or a veterinarian. Or, ideally, some terrifying combination of all three. Fictional Character You Idolize: Abed Nadir from Community. Nobody really understands him, but he's smart, confident, and is never afraid of whatever strange, exciting adventure comes his way. Favorite Non-Superhero Film: The first three Indiana Jones films. An archaeologist who gets to travel to exotic locations, fight bad guys and be unbelievably cool? Sold.
X-Men: Days of Future Past When the entire mutant species is threatened with extinction, Wolverine must go into the past in order to help mend the broken relationship between Professor X and Magneto, and convince them to join with their future selves in order to stop a war before it even begins. Opens May 23. What You Were Like as a Kid: You were definitely the weird kid growing up, and you only surrounded yourself with other weirdos. You were never afraid to stand up for yourself against bullies who picked on your or your friends. You stayed up late on the weekends to watch scary movies, and you probably tried to make some horror/superhero movie hybrids in your backyard. You were the kind of kid who would collect bugs and worms to scare the other kids in your class with, and you always wanted to have a pet snake or tarantula. What You Wanted to Be When You Grew Up: Something creative, like a writer, director, or musician. Fictional Character You Idolize: Daria. You're the kind of person who admires wit above all else, looked down on everyone you went to school with and you can't remember the last time you said something that wasn't sarcastic. Favorite Non-Superhero Film: Edward Scissorhands. The weird, creepy outcast defeats the bullies, wins over Winona Ryder, finds a family who love and accept him and lives in a castle.
Guardians of the Galaxy Pilot Peter Quill accidentally finds himself being hunted by intergalactic forces after he steals a valuable relic that belongs to the evil Ronan the Accuser. In order to take him down, he teams up with a group of misfits — murderous Rocket Racoon, the strong, almost silent Groot, Drax the Destroyer, and former assassin Gamora — to make one final stand against the villain and protect the universe. Opens August 1.What You Were Like as a Kid: You were the class clown, always willing to make a fool of yourself in order to get a laugh. You were often sent to the principal's office for disrupting class, but everyone wanted you to play with them at recess. You pulled pranks on almost everybody, even though they weren't very successful, and you considered yourself to be something of an evil genius. You had a pet who was endlessly loyal to you, but hated every other person on the planet. You probably got things stuck up your nose a lot. What You Wanted to Be When You Grew Up: An astronaut, even though you wouldn't really get to fight aliens. Fictional Character You Idolize: Han Solo, the coolest, smoothest, most sarcastic smuggler in galaxies both near and far. And he marries a princess, so he's basically living the dream. Favorite Non-Superhero Movie: 21 Jump Street, because it combines your favorite things: comedy, action and two enthusiastic, if unprofessional, cops becoming major heroes.
Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesAfter Shredder and his evil henchmen take control of the city and wreak havoc, four brothers rise from the sewers in order ot become the world's most unlikely superheroes. Alongside fearless reporter April O'Neill and her team, they must stop Shredder and restore order to the city. Opens August 8. What You Were Like as a Kid: You were often described as being “spirited” or “a handful.” You were usually pretty hyper, and you spent a lot of time running around with a gang of friends, pulling pranks and having adventures. You’ve never been able to turn down a dare, and you were always willing to risk getting hurt or getting into trouble if it meant doing something crazy and fun. You lied and told everyone that you had a black belt in karate, and you probably spent far too much time in the Emergency Room. What You Wanted to be When You Grew Up: A Ninja Turtle, and you’re still a little heartbroken that dream hasn't yet come true.Fictional Character You Idolize: Spinelli from Recess, who was tough, funny, stood up for the little guy, and was never afraid to be herself. Truly, a hero of Saturday morning cartoons. Favorite Non-Superhero Movie: Hot Fuzz. It's funny, it's action-packed, it's violent, it's a little weird and it pays homage to the classic action movies that have come before it, which means it's technically educational as well.
"It was the best experience of my life. I saw, like, amazing animals... It really tripped me out that, like, you could be so close to them. There's no gate or anything." Demi Lovato on her recent safari trip in Africa.
Angry squirrels, happy camels, and sports superstars: what do they all have in common? They’re key ingredients in some of the funniest commercials from 2013. You might have missed some of these gems while you were fast forwarding past them on your DVR, but there were some very funny ads in the year just past.
Tonight (January 5), TruTV's Funniest Commercials of the Year! will count down the top 20 funniest ads. We were lucky enough to speak to host John Henson about the highly scientific process for determining the year’s funniest spots and whether animals or babies make for funnier ads.
What's the process for finding the year's funniest commercials?The producers look at commercials from everywhere. Not just from the United States, but from all over the world. They're looking for the most irreverent, creative and hilarious spots of the year. You're talking about 1000s of commercials ... so spots need to be pretty inventive to stand out from the crowd.
Obviously you can't reveal the number one commercial, but what was one of your favorite funny commercials of the year? I'm always fascinated by commercials from other countries. Different cultures have different sensibilities and different standards, so European commercials tend to be much racier than commercials here in the US. And in Asia, they have can get pretty crazy. If you've ever seen Japanese TV, you know they love absurd humor. It's pretty amazing.
Important question: what makes for a funnier commercial, animals or babies? Good question! There's an old saying in the entertainment business ... never work with animals or babies. They both steal focus. So by that logic, baby animals would be the funniest of all, right?
What's your favorite part of hosting Funniest Commercials of the Year? This is my second year doing this special and I LOVE it. Doing a clip show like this reminds me of my days on Talk Soup. And the producers and the execs at TruTV are really generous with allowing me to try new jokes and improvise, etc. So the tapings are a lot of fun for me. Hopefully, they end up being half as much fun to watch so they'll let me do more!
TruTV’s Funniest Commercials of the Year! air January 5 at 9pm EST.
What were your favorite funny commercials from 2013? Share in the comments!
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is to lend his voice to a new animated comedy series for online steaming service Netflix. Will Arnett and Amy Sedaris will also voice characters in Bojack Horseman, A Tale of Fear, Loathing and Animals, a cartoon about the life of a washed-up TV horse.
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos says, "Bojack Horseman is a brutally funny and unique take on what can happen after pop stardom. Raphael (Bob-Waksberg, series creator) has created an amazing set of characters voiced by some of the best comics and actors in the world."
The 12-episode series is due to launch internationally on Netflix next year (14).
Soccer icon David Beckham has teamed up with Britain's Prince William to appeal to parents in China and advise against the poaching of wild animals. The sports star and the Duke of Cambridge have recorded a public service announcement (PSA) for wildlife protection organisation WildAid.
In the video, new father Prince William calls on parents in China to reduce the demand of illegal wildlife products, since the Asian country is the principal market for ivory, rhino horn, shark's fin and other internationally outlawed items.
He says, "We must stop the demand for illegally traded wildlife products within our lifetimes or these amazing animals will be forever wiped from the planet. As a father, I want our children to know that rhinos are not just a picture in a book."
Beckham adds, "We can all do our part by sharing this message with buyers of illegal wildlife products. If you do buy ivory, rhino horn, or shark fin I urge you to stop and help us bring these senseless killings to an end."
Chinese basketball star Yao Ming also stars in the ad, as Prince William joins him in trying his hand at Mandarin.
Sharing a sentence, the pair states in the Chinese language, "When the buying stops... the killing can too."
Chinese movie icon Jackie Chan and Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson are among the other celebrities who are lending their support to the WildAid organisation.