Demi Lovato faces backlash for cuddling 'pet' turkey before roasting a bird on Thanksgiving dinner

Demi Lovato faces backlash for cuddling 'pet' turkey before roasting a bird on Thanksgiving dinner

Demi Lovato sent a few mixed messages on Thursday.


The 28-year-old singer showed off her prized roasted turkey as she made sure to share her Thanksgiving dinner with millions of fans on Instagram.


Followers were quick to question Demi’s earlier involvement with an animal sanctuary where she was pictured cuddling a ‘pet’ turkey before the holidays. 




Dinner: Demi Lovato showed off her prized roasted turkey as she made sure to share her Thanksgiving dinner with millions of fans on Instagram


Dinner: Demi Lovato showed off her prized roasted turkey as she made sure to share her Thanksgiving dinner with millions of fans on Instagram



Demi stood behind her camera while surveying the holiday feast with the caption: ‘I’m thankful for all of you.’


Eagle-eyed fans noticed the wild jump from carnivore to conservationist with an earlier post promoting compassion for turkeys this season.


‘The turkeys were so excited to meet Demi Lovato at our California Sanctuary,’ the Farm Sanctuary wrote earlier this month. ‘Thanks for visiting, Demi, we loved having you!  




Yikes! Followers were quick to question Demi's earlier involvement with an animal sanctuary where she was pictured cuddling a 'pet' turkey before the holidays


Yikes! Followers were quick to question Demi’s earlier involvement with an animal sanctuary where she was pictured cuddling a ‘pet’ turkey before the holidays





Oh my: Eagle-eyed fans noticed the wild jump from carnivore to conservationist with an earlier post promoting compassion for turkeys this season


Oh my: Eagle-eyed fans noticed the wild jump from carnivore to conservationist with an earlier post promoting compassion for turkeys this season





Turn of events: Lovato posted a host of photos with animals 'who were all rescued from cruelty' from her day touring the sanctuary last month


Turn of events: Lovato posted a host of photos with animals ‘who were all rescued from cruelty’ from her day touring the sanctuary last month



‘Choose compassion this Thanksgiving and sponsor one of our rescued turkeys.’


In a shortened caption shared to various platforms, the sanctuary wrote: ‘Turkeys are bright, social animals who enjoy being pet — just ask Demi Lovato.’


Lovato posted a host of photos with animals ‘who were all rescued from cruelty’ from her day touring the sanctuary last month. 


‘The highlight of my tour was cuddling with a rescued turkey named Sandy. Not only are these animals cute, but they are forgiving,’ she wrote. ‘The animals at @farmsanctuary had to learn to trust humans after what they’d been through, and their strength and resilience is amazing!’ 




Today in cringe: Users were quick to point out the turn of events for Demi who previously supported the bright, social animals


Today in cringe: Users were quick to point out the turn of events for Demi who previously supported the bright, social animals





Oh no: Lovato posted a host of photos with animals 'who were all rescued from cruelty' from her day touring the sanctuary last month


Oh no: Lovato posted a host of photos with animals ‘who were all rescued from cruelty’ from her day touring the sanctuary last month







Whoops: One follower shared the popular 'how it started' vs. 'how it's going' meme comparing Lovato's turkeys


Whoops: One follower shared the popular ‘how it started’ vs. ‘how it’s going’ meme comparing Lovato’s turkeys



‘TODAY IN CRINGE: Demi Lovato poses with turkey in photo promoting animal sanctuary that fights animal agriculture,’ Twitter user @defnoodles wrote. ‘Demi later makes turkey for Thanksgiving.’


One follower shared the popular ‘how it started’ vs. ‘how it’s going’ meme comparing Lovato’s turkeys.


Demi recently ended her relationship with fiance Max Ehrich after being engaged for a few short months following a whirlwind romance.




Terrible: Twitter was set alight with commentary bashing Demi's roasted bird after visiting an animal sanctuary earlier this month


Terrible: Twitter was set alight with commentary bashing Demi’s roasted bird after visiting an animal sanctuary earlier this month