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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Gillian Anderson attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The X-Files actress, Gillian Anderson, joined in the national PETA campaign as another celebrity that would “rather go naked” than wear fur. The campaign, which aims to prevent the cruel treatment of animals in the fashion industry, began in 1991 with the band The Go-Go’s.

As with all the previous shoots, Anderson posed nude, although she does wear a pair of cat ears.

A 70 foot billboard of the photo will hang in Penn Station during New York Fashion Week:

Anderson, who turned 49 this year and is in amazing shape, had this to say of the shoot:

 I found it liberating to use my body to make an important statement. People tend to look away from anti-fur ads showing mangled animals, but they’re drawn to PETA’s ‘naked’ campaign, and I’m proud to be a part of it.

It’s clear from the response that Anderson’s fans are loving it as well: 

The memes and GIFs were on point:

PETA got in on the love fest as well:

They even took on a critic in the replies:

And then there was the endorsement of a special friend:


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