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McCartney crew can't eat meat while preparing for show

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A whole lot of burly stage workers at Mosaic Stadium are on a strict diet this week, thanks to Paul McCartney. The former Beatle and rock legend is playing an outdoor show at the stadium Wednesday night.

McCartney has long been known as a staunch vegan and a vehement supporter of animal rights, even travelling with his wife to northern Canada to protest seal hunting practices in 2006. As part of the deal to bring McCartney here everyone who is working on the staging for the show is getting a taste of how he lives -- literally. Evraz Place Vice-President Neil Donnelly says the workers are being served vegetarian meals at Sir Paul's order.

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Source: News Talk 980 CJME

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