NBA superstar Kyrie Irving has been named PETA’s “Most Beautiful Vegan” of 2019 in one of the most random announcements you’ve probably heard all year. The organization congratulated the Olympic gold medalist and current free agent on Tuesday (June 25) via Twitter. Irving will share the honor with American soccer player Alex Morgan.
Congrats to @KyrieIrving for winning PETA’s 2019 Most Beautiful Vegan!
— PETA (@peta) June 25, 2019
Past winners of the honor include Ava DuVernay, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jhené Aiko, André 3000, Russell Brand, Jessica Chastain, Miley Cyrus, Jenna Dewan, Liam Hemsworth, Jared Leto, Natalie Portman, Ruby Rose, Carrie Underwood, and Kristen Wiig.
Kyrie Irving is also a brand ambassador for Beyond Meat, a Los Angeles based producer of plant-based meat substitutes.