Former Playmate Pamela Anderson joined Phoenix sheriff Joe Arpaio to serve a meat-free meal to inmates at Pheonix’s Tent City jail this afternoon.
Both Anderson and Arpaio are ’90s relics—the sheriff rose to popularity when he was elected to the first of six terms in 1992; meanwhile, Anderson starred on everyone’s favorite lifeguard drama, Baywatch.
Pam’s big into raising awareness for animal rights. In this ad for PETA, the blonde bombshell (and PETA spokeswoman) shows some skin and looks as if she’s been tagged by a butcher, making it clear that humans and animals are composed of identical parts.
Meanwhile, The Sheriff’s Office has estimated that removing meat from prison meals can save as much as $200,000 annually, according to AZ Central. The newspaper reports,
The press conference at Tent City came to an abrupt end when some reporters asked the sheriff to compare those savings to the $14 million the agency is spending to comply with a court order that found sheriff’s deputies discriminated against Latino residents.
“It’s comparing apples to oranges,” Arpaio said. “We won’t be getting into that today, thanks very much.”
If this is what typical meals are like in the slammer, sign us up!