PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Wexford woman has been named PETA’s “Sexiest Vegan Next Door.”
The animal rights group held a nationwide contest to find the sexiest vegan in the country.

Ashley Frohnert beat out hundreds of contestants, to make it as one of nine other female finalists before winning.

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“Ashley is as attractive on the inside as she is on the outside because she has chosen a lifestyle that’s kind to animals, the planet, and her own health,” said PETA Special Projects Manager Alicia Woempner in a press release. “The more people get to know her, the more likely they are to say, ‘No, thanks,’ to chicken nuggets and cow’s milk, and that’s a good thing for everyone.”

For winning, Frohnert gets a free vacation to Maui, Hawaii.

Frohnert Joined Larry Richert and John Shumway on the KDKA Radio Morning News. She says she entered the contest because she thought it, “would be a great way to raise some vegan awareness in the Pittsburgh region.”

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So, what makes someone a vegan?

“A vegan has no crudity to animals in their life. They do not eat any animal products at all, including honey, dairy, eggs. They also do not wear any animals, leather [and] wool,” she said.

Frohnert is a North Allegheny High School graduate and she works in research and development.

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