English comedian, actor, writer, and creator of new TV series “After Life,” Ricky Gervais, just broke down why animal testing is cruel and unreliable in less than one minute.
In an interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, the entertainer said, “It doesn’t work. Ninety-three percent of all experiments that work on animals then fail and are dangerous on humans, because the models don’t work. Computer models work better than animal testing.”
“It’s propaganda because people get paid. People who breed the beagles, they make £1000 or £2000 per dog, universities get kick backs from farmer companies to do research, it doesn’t work and it’s cruel,” he continued.
“You’ve got to end animal testing,” Gervais stated. “Some people think, ‘Oh yeah but what about cancer and AIDS?’ I understand that. There’s no ambiguity about shampoo and cosmetics, that’s mental. Putting stuff in rabbits’ eyes,