Pamela Anderson reenacts Psycho shower scene for PETA, to promote veganism and to raise awareness about the drought in California. Other celebrities are also stepping up for the cause, according to The Huffington Post. The former “Baywatch” star is the latest to make a statement in a new advertisement.
Anderson, 47, reenacted the Alfred Hitchcock scene when Janet Leigh stands in the shower wearing nothing but a towel covering. In the black and white photo, Pamela plays the part when Leigh is screaming in the tub. In the film, this happens right after Anthony Perkins enters the bathroom wearing his mother’s clothes and holding a knife.
“Meat and dairy farms drain half the country’s water,” the message reads. “Making a splash for the environment doesn’t just mean shorter showers. Try vegan.”
The Pamela Anderson reenacts the Psycho shower scene ad arrives as the nation debates water restrictions during a historic drought in California. Anderson is clearly declaring that the solution isn’t just shorter showers. Pamela suggests turning off the tap on animal agriculture.
The campaign, Make a splash for the environment-try vegan, will be shown by Anderson on The Ellen DeGeneres Show airing this Thursday, May 21.
Pamela says that rivers are siphoned off by factory farms.
“Rivers are siphoned off, not just for the animals but also for crops grown to feed animals on factory farms,” she said in a statement. “Producing one pound of beef uses as much water as about six months of showers.”
Anderson was photographed by David LaChapelle. for the Psycho reenacted shower scene. This isn’t the first time that Pamela has stripped down for PETA. While the Psycho shower scene is quite bearable, Pamela previously wore a lettuce bikini to urge supporters to go vegetarian.
Before the shower scene, Pamela said that California Governor Jerry Brown issued a controversial executive order to reduce urban water usage by 25 percent. But as Anderson said, the government didn’t put any restrictions on water used by animal agriculture, the number one culprit of the drought. This number is still up for debate.
However, the Center for Scene in the Public Interest issued a fascinating report. They claim that fifty-five percent of the country’s water supply is drained by animal agriculture, whereas only five percent is used in homes. As Pamela Anderson reenacts the Psycho shower scene, the message does drive home the numbers from the report.