Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and actress.
from peta2.com (undated as always) :
We figured that since Joan, who has been vegetarian for several years, has done everything but interview with peta2, it was about that time.
Was there any one thing that made you go vegetarian?
I was on the road eight months a year, and meat was too heavy to eat late at night, so I ate other things. I slowly lost my taste for meat, and at the same time, I experienced a slowly dawning awareness that it is unnecessary to eat animals in order to live in this world.
. . .she is a vegetarian who neither smokes nor drinks. She contributed back-cover comments to a vegan cookbook, saying, ''Vegan With A Vengeance' is on my kitchen shelf. This fun and creative book is delicious for people like me, who don't eat pets.'