Bronx Councilman blasts PETA for using ‘The Sopranos’ actress Edie Falco in ad to support horse-carriage ban

Dec 17, 2014 925

Carmela, get out of my district.

Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca Monday blasted an animal-rights group's ad campaign featuring actress Edie Falco — who played Carmela Soprano in "The Sopranos" — that intended to persuade him to vote to ban horse-drawn carriages.

The campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also features fashion guru Tim Gunn in bus-shelter ads appearing in a Chelsea district with a large gay population, and hip hop mogul Russell Simmons in ads aimed at several black councilmembers.

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