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Is Joe Lycett Vegan?

by Laura Barns

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About Joe Lycett

Joe Harry Lycett (born 5 July 1988) is a British comedian and television presenter. He has appeared on TV shows including Live at the ApolloTaskmasterNever Mind the Buzzcocks8 Out of 10 CatsQI, as the announcer on Saturday BBC One show Epic Win, the narrator for Ibiza Weekender and as the presenter on BBC Two's The Great British Sewing Bee and Channel 4's consumer rights show, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back. In February 2020, Lycett briefly changed his name by deed poll to Hugo Boss as part of a protest against the fashion brand of the same name.

Is Joe Lycett vegan?

Joe first opened up about trying a vegan diet in 2019.

He told the Mirror at the time: “I’ve been vegan during the week since January, so I’m rather fibrous. And they don’t come out delicately, they come out like a punch.

“All of my relationships have died because I’m so gassy. I enjoy it, that’s the thing. And I didn’t do it for moral reasons, I did it for vanity. I did Veganuary and dry January and quite enjoyed it, but I did miss meat and drinking."

However, Joe confessed he found it tough to quit meat completely.

Photo credits: BBC

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Laura Barns
by Laura Barns

Laura is our Copywriter, who is obsessed with the Hearty Roots Stew (and has been known to eat a double serve for lunch on more than one occasion). On her day off you’ll find her walking her puppy Ralph, stopping off at bookshops and cocktail bars along the way. 

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