Joan Jett

The Daily Express reports that Gibson Melody Maker icon Joan Jett has been honored for her animal rights campaigning by the Animal Rights Foundation of Florida.

The tribute happened a gala in Florida and the rocker screened her new commercial for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in which she states: "I am Joan Jett, and I am a vegetarian."

 PETA’s Ingrid Newkirk said: "Joan takes every opportunity to talk about the importance of being kind to animals, and she's among the most dedicated activists I've had the pleasure of knowing. People listen when this star talks. She's had a positive influence on countless fans."