The after party for the premiere of "Breaking Dawn Part 2," the last film in the massively successful "Twilight" franchise was by all accounts a standard Hollywood affair — except for the live caged wolves.
Organizers for the bash, which was attended by the cast of the film, decided that it would be clever to include three wolves as a reference to the werewolves in the film. Naturally, PETA was less-than-thrilled that the animals were brought in for entertainment.
"Didn't it dawn on the Twilight event organizers that real wolves do not belong at a party with blaring music and flashing lights?" PETA said in a statement to E! News.
"The wolves were provided by Hollywood Animals, a notorious exhibitor that has been cited for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act for repeatedly failing to provide the animals it exploits with basic veterinary care and proper shelter, space, food and water.
"We hope the rest of the promotional events surrounding 'Breaking Dawn' celebrates the brilliant work of the cast and crew and shows enough respect for wildlife to leave animals out of it."
While PETA may be less-than-pleased with this event, they've certainly had nothing but praise for the actors involved with the film franchise. Just last week, actress Christian Serratos, who starred in three of the "Twilight" films, revealed her second PETA ad in support of the vegetarian lifestyle.
“Dia de Los Muertos is a holiday that pays tribute to the dead and also celebrates life," she says. "So I thought what better of an idea than to bring it in with PETA and let people know how we can respect the living and the dead.”
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