PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Westerly man has been named the sexiest vegetarian over 50 in a poll organized by the animal rights group PETA.
Lawyer Robert Lombardo says he was entered into the contest by his girlfriend, and that he would have never submitted his own name to a contest for sexy vegetarians over 50.
"First of all, I'm just coming to grips with the fact that I'm over 50," Lombardo says. "It was her idea. She saw that they were giving away a trip and she thought it would be nice and she thinks I'm handsome."
Lombardo will spend five nights at a luxury vegetarian resort in Guatemala. More than seven thousand votes were cast in the competition. Lombardo, a former petroleum engineer and fashion model, beat out a few hundred other candidates.
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