VEGAN protesters have targeted celebrity chef Jamie Oliver after he branded them “scruffy” and “annoying”.
They gathered outside one of his eateries and disturbed evening diners after objecting to his comments.
Up to twelve activists with placards chanted anti-meat eating slogans outside his restaurant Jamie’s Italian in Bristol, England.
Bristol Animal Save group singled out the TV chef Oliver told how “twenty scruffy, weird-looking fellas put iPads of slaughtered animals in front of kids having spaghetti Bolognese” at another one of his restaurants.
In return, protest organisers Josephine Robinson and Cazzie Crellin waved placards outside his restaurant and accused the celebrity chef of “misinforming” the public about the meat and dairy industries as well as promoting a “happy milk” campaign on television – which promotes free range milk.
They said: “This evening was about calling Jamie to account for his responsibility to the public to tell them the truth about the meat and dairy industries, which he is very knowledgeable about.
“Jamie could do so much for the animals and he is choosing to exploit them.”