Pink blasts Gomez for painting horses

May 23rd, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS  

Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer Pink has lashed out at singer-actress Selena Gomez for painting a horse for her latest video “I Love You Like A Love Song”.

The “Stupid Girls” hitmaker, who is a supporter and campaigner for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), hit out at the 18-year-old singer after she was spotted filming a clip for her new video “I Love You Like A Love Song” on a Malibu beach with several brightly-painted animals, reports

“If there are any animal activists around Malibu - at Leo Cabrillo State Beach, there are horses being painted for a stupid music video. Shame. Artists should be more aware and responsible for their actions,” Pink wrote on her Twitter page.

“Whether u r a fan of mine or whomEVER’S, i won’t stop speaking out about animal cruelty. i’ve taken responsibility in the past, so should she.(sic),” she added.

However, a representative for Selena’s record company has insisted no animals were harmed during the filming of the video.

“It was important to the Production Company, Record Label and Ms. Gomez that no animals were harmed and all proper precautions were taken,” the spokesperson said in a statement to People magazine.

“A non-toxic, vegetable-based powder paint was applied via an airbrush and removed with water. An official from the Humane Society was on set supervising,” the statement read.

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