Do you like fish? Could you go for nice piece of mackerel dressed with a little mirin right now? Or do you prefer your fish raw and wriggling out in the open sea? Do you — dare I use the L-word? — do you love fish?
Well, you certainly don’t love them as much as Helena Bonham Carter does. Exhibit A:
That’s not Photoshop. That is HBC in the buff, cradling a bigeye tuna.
And she wants you to know how serious she is about this love:
The photo is part of a British campaign called Fishlove, and it’s pretty much just that: assorted naked celebrities expressing their love for dead sea creatures in dramatically lit studios. The campaign is produced by Nicholas Röhl, co-owner of Japanese restaurant MOSHIMO, and based in Brighton, U.K. Allegedly, Fishlove’s goal is to raise awareness of overfishing — but that’s confusing, because all the fish in the photographs (and there are a lot of them) are dead.
Anyway — behold Dumbledore coyly peeking out from behind a pufferfish!
I thought I loved fish, but these stars really, really love them. Here are a few of my favorites:
For the rest of these sea stars, check out the galleries (and the campaign) here.