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Clooney-Flavored Tofu

This brings back memories of Hufu (Human-Flavored Tofu). After coming into possession of some of George Clooney's sweat, which had soaked a gym towel he used, PETA president Ingrid Newkirk wrote to the movie actor to ask him if they could use his sweat to produce Clooney-Flavored Tofu (CloFu). She suggested it would be a way of encouraging people to eat more tofu. Clooney replied, "As a mammal, I'm offended."

I'm a bit confused whether the tofu would taste like Clooney's sweat, or would it taste like Clooney's actual flesh? Either way, it sounds unappetizing. (Thanks, Big Gary!)
Categories: Celebrities, Food
Posted by The Curator on Fri Mar 13, 2009
Comments (7)
So encouraghing cannibalism is what PETA is into now??
Posted by Sharruma  in  capable of finishing a coherent  on  Fri Mar 13, 2009  at  04:30 PM
Actually, anything that will generate some press is what PETA is into now.
Posted by Mark  in  Cincinnati  on  Fri Mar 13, 2009  at  07:34 PM
I think that's pretty much what PETA's ALWAYS been into, Mark. It seems to work pretty well for them, though. I'll bet that their membership takes a jump following one of their more attention-getting stunts.

Yes, some of the things PETA does will piss off some people, but many, if not most, of those people wouldn't want to join the group anyway.

As long as the press keeps taking the bait, I expect PETA to keep pulling publicity stunts. They're MUCH cheaper than buying a full-page ad in USA Today.
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Fri Mar 13, 2009  at  07:57 PM
eww *puke* thats jsut nasty, bet it would taste like the tofu hot dogs i had the otehrday lol
Posted by Tim  on  Sat Mar 14, 2009  at  05:03 PM
It just goes to show you can't be too careful!
Posted by blob  on  Sun Mar 15, 2009  at  03:37 PM
Absolutely disgusting.

How much was it again?
Posted by Dana  in  SC  on  Mon Mar 16, 2009  at  01:08 PM
So, they don't want people using animals for food,
AND they're pushing human flavored tofu?

If you ask me, PETA's just demonstrating that vegetarianism is a a gateway behavior to cannibalism!
Posted by Captain DaFt  on  Tue Mar 17, 2009  at  02:29 AM
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