Tue Nov 27, 2012, 05:41 AM
xchrom (107,803 posts)
growing animal rescue group is work of teen actor
n this Nov. 16, 2012, photo, Lou Wegner, the founder of Kids Against Animal Cruelty, poses for a photo with his rescued his dogs, from left, Kippy, Pearl, Draco and Henry in Burbank, Calif. Lou, a 16-year-old actor and singer from Columbus, Ohio, started Kids Against Animal Cruelty when he was 14. The organization, which uses social networking to encourage adoptions at high-kill animal shelters, has helped 20,000 pets escape euthanasia in two years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The person behind one of the country's fastest-growing animal rescues can't even vote yet. And neither can most of the people leading its 10 chapters across the nation.
Lou Wegner, a 16-year-old actor and singer from Columbus, Ohio, started Kids Against Animal Cruelty when he was 14. The organization, which uses social networking to encourage adoptions at high-kill animal shelters, has helped 20,000 pets escape euthanasia in two years.
Lou said he became aware of euthanasia at shelters when he went to Los Angeles to make the short film "Be Good to Eddie Lee." The director suggested that he volunteer at an animal shelter.
Until then, Lou thought shelters were safe havens for strays and lost pets. "It was heartbreaking. All these dogs crying in their cages. Knowing they would be put down broke my heart," he said.
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Tue Nov 27, 2012, 07:48 AM
mercuryblues (2,145 posts)
2. On the opposite side
of the spectrum you have this child actor:
The drama around “Two and a Half Men” didn’t end with Charlie Sheen. In a video published on YouTube today, Angus T. Jones, who plays Jake Harper on the hit CBS sitcom, trashes the show, calling it “filth” and begging people to stop watching.
“Jake from ‘Two and a Half Men’ means nothing,” he says. “He is a non-existent character. If you watch ‘Two and a Half Men,’ please stop watching ‘Two and a Half Men.’ I’m on ‘Two and a Half Men’ and I don’t want to be on it.”
Jones made his comments in an interview with the Forerunner Chronicles about his religious awakening. In the nearly 15-minute long video, he also talks about taking an “all inclusive evangelism class” and coming to the realization that “God is good.” That apparently led him to believe that the comedy he’s on is bad.
He collects $350,000 per episode, who knows how much he makes from syndication and appearances , yet please don't watch the filth he has starred on for the past decade. Go cash those paychecks angus and donate them to this Lou's charity along with your time. Ya might learn something.