Washington, Mar 20(ANI): Noel Gallagher became the target of animal activists' ire when he joked about teaching his sons to "throw stuff at cows".
The singer recently told reporters that he's looking forward to taking his sons Sonny and Donovan on a trip to Ireland, where he holidayed as a child - so they can bond over terrorising cattle.
"At my grandma's home in Mayo we'd run around throwing stuff at cows. See, we don't get cows in Manchester, so if you see one you just throw stuff at them. I'm looking forward to bringing my sons over so they can throw stuff at cows as well," he had said.
Gallagher's cow cruelty has upset officials at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, who insist his idea of fun with his kids suggests he needs a few "empathy" tips.
"A father whose idea of a family vacation includes traumatising animals who are minding their own business should undergo empathy counseling," Contactmusic quoted a PETA spokesman as saying.
"It doesn't take a 'godlike genius' to realize that parents have an obligation to teach their children respect for all living beings and that they are creating monsters if they don't teach understanding. If Noel Gallagher wants his sons to grow into decent adults, he would do well to remember that," he added.
Gallagher was honoured with the Godlike Genius Award at the Nme Awards last month. (ANI)
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