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Mogul’s Vegan Milkshake

Vegan hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons creates a dairy-free milkshake at vegan-friendly milkshake shop.

Recently, herbivorous hip-hop legend Russell Simmons crafted a dairy-free Oreo shake at Millions of Milkshakes in West Hollywood, Calif. The mogul’s milkshake is made with Oreo cookies, vegan vanilla ice cream, soymilk, and chocolate powder, and proceeds for the dessert benefit NOH8, a campaign launched in honor of the 40th LA Pride Anniversary. Simmons announced that in addition to the donated proceeds, that he would personally match every sale with a donation to benefit NOH8. The dairy-free addition is the second celebrity-endorsed vegan dessert on the sweet shop’s menu, with the first created by actress Pamela Anderson.

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