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Jessica Simpson's fiancé eyes vegan fast-food chain
Former NFL star Eric Johnson is reportedly interested in pursuing idea. Should he team up with Mike Tyson?
Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 12:32 PM
Suddenly, vegan fast-food chains have become the hot business idea.
According to E!
, the Yale graduate is always coming up with ideas for startups — with one being a fast-food vegan eatery that would kick off in L.A. and then expand across the country.
Like Tyson, Johnson is a committed vegan — and he even convinced his new bride-to-be to have a animal-product free Thanksgiving this year. "After getting out of the NFL, [Eric] went to this healer and is very healthy," Simpson earlier told Jimmy Fallon. "For Thanksgiving we have to make a Tofurkey! It doesn't sound right! It's gonna be jiggly and weird."
Readers might remember that Simpson went on a "vegan cleanse" back in June
and loved the experience, so it wouldn't be surprising if she backs Johnson's vegan eatery startup with enthusiasm. Like any other great idea, I'll believe it when I see it.
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