Priscilla Presley and Kim Basinger did not hold back when protesting dog meat trade this Tuesday in Los Angeles. The outspoken stars carried dead pups in their arms while shouting their message through the streets of Korea Town: "Stop dog meat!" Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery to see the graphic photos and learn more.
Priscilla Presley, 73, and Kim Basinger, 64, walked the streets of L.A.'s Korea Town with dead dogs in their arms this Tuesday, in hopes of conveying their strong message.
They wore gloomy looks while holding the dead pets outside of the city's famed Korean restaurants.
Presley, Basinger, and various other protestors wore black T-shirts that read "STOP DOG MEAT" and held posters with disturbing images of skinned dogs.
They walked stood outside of the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles and posed for photos, much to the dismay of local shop owners.
Selling dog meat in South Korea is legal, which is why many U.S. restaurants are accused of selling dog meat as a chicken and pork substitute.
According to D.C.'s Animal Welfare Institute, South Koreans kill about 2 million dogs for human consumption each year, according to its website.
Meanwhile, the Humane Society International believes that 30 million dogs around the world are killed for food each year.
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