Lewis Hamilton has been named 'Person of the Year' by PETA in recognition of winning a fifth Formula 1 title while sticking to a vegan diet. The animal-rights charity credited the Mercedes man for "inspiring his legions of fans" to ditch meat.
Hamilton has followed a plant-based diet since 2017. Indeed, his Instagram bio makes mention of his vegan lifestyle, but not of his racing career.
The Brit said of his switch to a Vegan diet last year: "I feel the best I've ever felt physically and mentally.
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