Keanu Reeves has a reputation for being one of life’s good guys.
He has been well-known for being super kind to people but does that extend to animals too?
Is Keanu Reeves vegan?
Or is true that he still enjoys eating meat?
We went to find out and this is what we learned.
Keanu Reeves Loves Animals
There’s no doubt that Keanu Reeves loves animals. He’s told the world so on many occasions.
But there’s also no doubt that Keanu Reeves’ diet is not a vegan diet.
In fact, he was featured in Men’s Journal in an article about how his healthy diet and healthy lifestyle very much revolve around a decision to eat meat.
He has confirmed that his food intake includes steaks prior to any fight scenes in his movies and that he believes that this helps him stay fit.
So, though Keanu Reeves loves god’s creatures he still eats them and there’s no suggestion that he enjoys vegan eating.
Will Fan Pressure Change His Mind?
We are aware of people who are into plant-based eating who are trying to get Keanu to move to a vegan menu – they say that if he really does love animals, he ought to accept that his personal life has room for no more animal products and he should adopt plant-based cuisine instead.
There was even a change.org petition going around at one point that aimed to convince him to give up red meat in favor of other plant-based foods.
We think if someone loves steak as much as Keanu seems to that it’s unlikely that he’s suddenly going to opt for a vegan life. Many people will tell you it’s often easier to build muscle with regular exercise when you consume meat.
If we could talk to Keanu about his diet, we would ask him to read up on why do people go vegan?
And we’d encourage him to see if there was any way he could get more vegan food served in his life or maybe meet us halfway and adopt a dairy-free diet?
We’d also like to show him that you can overcome any potential dangers of vegan diets, thanks to science.
And if he wasn’t married, we’d say that if he went vegan he might be able to impress one of our favorite vegan fashion models.
We should note that if you ask “is Tom Cruise vegan” or “is Arnold Schwarzenegger vegan”?
You’re going to find out the same as you do with Keanu – they both say that it’s too hard to stick to that kind of restrictive diet when working out hard.
However, if you were to ask is Brad Pitt vegan or is Leonardo Dicaprio vegan?
Then, you’d find that they both were (or are both said to be vegan anyway).
That means it is clearly possible to remain one of Hollywood’s leading lights and switch to a plant-based diet. However, famously Angelina Jolie didn’t opt to join Brad Pitt in his plant-based choice.
We think, however, that it’s best to let people make their own decisions when it comes to diets.
We’d love to have more stars join us in the plant-based world but it needs to be down to their conscious desire and not because of somebody on change.org insisting that they should.
Final Thoughts On Keanu Reeves And The Vegan Diet
Keanu Reeves makes amazing films but he loves a good steak.
He has talked about his diet before in interviews and at length and it seems unlikely that he’s looking to make a change to meat-free food.
That’s OK. We hope that given his personal diet is a monitored diet that he’s experimenting to see if he can’t at least cut down on the meat that he eats for the sake of the animals that he loves.