Jay Z goes vegan for his birthday

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Beyoncé will join her husband on a ‘plant-based diet’.

It’s Jay Z‘s 44th birthday today and he’s decided to go vegan…for 22 days.

The rapper announced that he and his wife Beyoncé would embark on a ‘plant-based diet’ the day before his birthday, and stick to it until Christmas Day.

In a post on his Life+Times website, he said:

“Psychologists have said it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. On the 22nd day, you’ve found the way.

On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months back when a good friend and vegan challenged me to embrace a “plant-based breakfast” everyday. It was surprisingly easier on me than I thought…

Why now? There’s something spiritual to me about it being my 44th birthday and the serendipity behind the number of days in this challenge; 22 (2+2=4) coupled with the fact that the challenge ends on Christmas day…It just feels right!

So you can call it a spiritual and physical cleanse. I will post my progress… Any professional vegans out there that have any great food spots please help out! Please ha. I don’t know what happens after Christmas. A semi-vegan, a full plant-based diet? Or just a spiritual and physical challenge? We’ll see…

Best of luck and health!

P.S. B is also joining me.”

The couple have already been spotted leaving a vegan restaurant in LA, so we’re guessing Jay’s received some recommendations for ‘great spots’ already.

Wonder if that means no turkey at Christmas for the Carters, or if they’ll end the challenge before dinner time…

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