Celebrity Boycotts Kentucky Derby

By: Lori Mitchell
By: Lori Mitchell

The star of "Baywatch" says she won't attend the Derby ever again, because of its sponsorship deal with the parent company of Kentucky Fried Chicken.

She says the sponsorship makes her want to avoid Kentucky all together. Anderson has been a high-profile member of a campaign to raise awareness of what she says is the abuse of chickens in processing plants.

The campaign is organized by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals or PETA.

Last month, Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher refused Anderson's request to have a bust of KFC founder Harland Sanders removed from the state capitol.


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