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‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Slammed By Peta After Kaya Scodelario Monkey Vomit Anecdote

'Hollywood must learn there’s no safe or humane way to force a wild animal to perform.'

31/05/2017 13:31

‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ has been criticised by Peta, following an unusual anecdote from one of its stars, Kaya Scodelario.

In a recent interview, the actress reportedly said it was “hilarious” that a monkey used for the ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ movie “would just projectile vomit in the middle of scenes”, and her comments haven’t gone down well with animal rights campaigners.

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The monkey in question 

HuffPost UK has contacted Disney for comment.

The Sun states that Kaya made the initial comments during a discussion about the fifth instalment in the ‘Pirates’ franchise.

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Kaya in the film, with its star Johnny Depp 

While ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’ faired reasonably at the box office, it didn’t exactly delight critics and currently has a dismal Rotten Tomatoes score, with 31%.

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