Morrissey has sent another missive to fans - this time attacking foie gras.
Morrissey might not have a record label behind him, but the singer sure knows how to gain headlines. Sending a series of missives to fans, the one time Smiths icon has been able to pour his acidic wit over whatever topic catches his imagination.
Next up: foie gras. A French delicacy, foie gras is made from the liver of a duck or goose which has been specially fattened through force feeding. Prince Charles recently banned the dish from all of his engagements, believing the practise to be somewhat cruel and out dated.
Well, Morrissey agrees. In a new posting on True To You the singer writes:
Congratulations to Prince Charles for banning foie gras from all his functions.
However, unsurprisingly, this most savage and cruel commodity continues to be the favorite “dish” of smiling mother-to-be Kate Muddleton (from whom, in fact, we expect no less.)
Foie gras production is illegal in the UK, yet the ever-so-correct Fortnum and Mason have found suppliers in France who will keep their shelves stocked – possibly with the hope that smiling Kate will wobble in and place an order for her unborn child.
Since Fortnum and Mason are now the only department store in London who are associated with the pitiless atrocity of foie gras, would you please write to them/contact them and exert pressure on them to stop selling such asavage beyond belief “product”.
Fortnum and Mason
W1A 1ER, England
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