Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2022-05-11 17:51:40 –
Actor and activist James Cromwell has become a real-life super glue-in from Uncle Ewan in “Successions.” He laid his hand at the Starbucks counter in Midtown, Manhattan on Tuesday to protest the extra charge for vegetable milk in the coffee chain.
The 82-year-old Oscar candidate, known for “Babe: Urban Pigs” and “LA Confidential,” is an anti-capitalist crotch of millionaire media tycoons due to protests organized by animal rights groups. People for the ethical treatment of animals who conveyed his role as a brother of the animal.
Cromwell sat at the Starbucks counter in a “free animal” T-shirt and read a statement condemning the extra charge for a vegan milk alternative.
“When do you stop making huge profits while your customers, animals and the environment are suffering,” he demanded when fellow activists protested on Facebook.
Cromwell and other activists glued their hands to the counter and later scraped them off with a knife.
Police said there were no arrests.
Starbucks stores in the United States charge 50 cents to $ 1 more for drinks made from plant-based milk.
A Starbucks spokeswoman said, “Customers can customize their menu drinks with non-dairy milk, such as soy milk, coconut milk, almond milk, and oat milk, for an additional fee (such as additional espresso shots and syrups). As with any other drink customization) “. “Prices vary from market to market.”
A spokeswoman said Starbucks respects the customer’s right to express their opinions “as long as it doesn’t interfere with the operation of the store.”
Cromwell, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as a “Babe” peasant, is a veteran protester charged with trespassing in 2017 for interrupting a shachi show at Seaworld in San Diego.
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