She’s a “Practical Vegan”
When Carrie was 13, she stopped eating meat after seeing her parents castrate calves when she was a young kid. Over the past several years, Carrie decided to take this a step further and switched to the vegan lifestyle.
However, don’t think she’s uptight about her food selection. Carrie calls herself a practical vegan, meaning she won’t start sending back a plate of food if there is a sprinkling of cheese on it. She tends to stick to her vegan diet while she is at home, mainly due to her lactose-intolerance. When out and about on tour, she adjusts when necessary.
In 2005, she was voted the “World’s Sexiest Vegetarian” by activist organization PETA. It wasn’t a surprise to many of her fans, either, as Carrie works hard to keep up her healthy and active lifestyle.