Suge Knight To Become Latest Face Of PETA In Dog-Chaining Campaign

By Allen Starbury  |  06/11/2011

Suge KnightWhile he has always had a reputation of a tough guy, Suge Knight truly has a softer side, especially for animals ... and will show it in an upcoming PETA ad.

The former Death Row Records CEO will be one of the upcoming faces of PETA, as part of an anti-dog chaining campaign, according to a report from

Knight's publicist, Kali Bowyer, confirmed the news, releasing a statement from the former hip-hop mogul about his passion for "man's best friend."

"Dogs deserve our love and attention not a life of 'solitary confinement' at the end of a chain," Knight said via a statement. "Dogs depend on us to take care of them, to keep them safe and healthy. Chaining a dog is one of the cruelest things you can to do them -- they are social animals."

While Suge is scheduled to shoot the ads in the coming weeks, its unclear when the ads would be released.

Stay tuned...