PETA Vice President Dan Mathews said the idea was sparked after he wrote a letter to Stewart while she was jailed for lying to a grand jury, and asked her if she was wearing real fur at her trial.
" ... She wrote back that it was fake and that her daughter had really opened her eyes on that whole issue," Mathews said. "We started a correspondence, and she's been fabulous. She filmed the video last week on the set of her new TV talk show, and then she offered us delicious vegetarian dumplings from a just-completed cooking segment."
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