Bardot says that she is proud of her leap into the unknown world of animal rights activism, and how she overcame sacrificing the loss of her lavish lifestyle and began one of lonely dedication.
EXPRESS & STAR: ‘Brigitte Bardot says she sacrificed a pampered life for one of committed activism and death threats, but has no regrets. The glamorous actress-turned-activist claims she faced the threat of death while protesting against the killing of seals. Bardot, 84, has said leaving the securities of a film star’s life was difficult, but she has no regrets about choosing the isolation and danger of activism. The star was an aspiring ballerina before reaching an international audience as an actress in the late 1950s. Decades later she auctioned off personal belongings and jewellery to begin an animal rights foundation, which she says has cost her both her luxury and safety.
Bardot says that she is proud of her leap into the unknown world of animal rights activism, and how she overcame sacrificing the loss of her lavish lifestyle and began one of lonely dedication. She said: “Giving my money for the animals. I thought to myself, ‘Will I have enough to live on?’, ‘Will I achieve all I want to achieve for the animals’? It was very difficult for me”… Her life is dominated by her work for the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, and has been transformed from the comfortable life she led as an actress. But she said “I don’t regret anything”, although the first steps into the world of activism left her feeling isolated. She said: “I was sure of my love for the animals, my passion, and that I wanted to give my life to them”.’ SOURCE…