Money Lewis Hamilton slams companies ‘fixated on profit’ as he spends two hours touring a beach picking up plastic on Mykonos

03:03  09 august  2018
03:03  09 august  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Lewis Hamilton has slammed companies for being ' fixated on profit ' after spending two hours touring a beach on Mykonos while picking up plastic . In the clips, a topless Hamilton is seen wearing gloves as he picks up debris.

Lewis Hamilton has accused companies of being ‘blindly fixated on their profits ’ after sees the devastation caused by plastic pollution on an idyllic beach . Lewis Hamilton ’s outburst as he spends hours picking up rubbish on a beach .

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Lewis Hamilton has slammed companies for being 'fixated on profit' after spending two hours touring a beach on Mykonos while picking up plastic. 

The four-time Formula One world champion shared numerous videos on his Instagram story before sharing a longer post highlighting the amount of plastic that is washed up on the beach.

In the clips, a topless Hamilton is seen wearing gloves as he picks up debris. He tells the camera he's here to show the impact of all the plastics people buy and throw away.

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As the war against plastic continues, Lewis Hamilton has expressed his fury at companies who are "blindly fixated on profit " after spending two hours cleaning up a beach littered with rubbish.

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Lewis Hamilton has slammed companies for being 'fixated on profit' after spending two hours touring a beach on Mykonos while picking up plastic. © press association Lewis Hamilton has slammed companies for being 'fixated on profit' after spending two hours touring a beach on Mykonos while picking up plastic. The 33 year old then shows the huge number of plastic bags his group have managed to fill with discarded water bottles, flip flops and even a child's shoe.

Hamilton is not the only celebrity highlighting plastic pollution, with Chloe Green and boyfriend Jeremy Meeks urging fans to 'do their part' by picking up rubbish earlier today.

The pair collected 20 bin bags worth of rubbish from a beautiful cove while on holiday.

Hamilton captioned the post: 'I’m in just one of so many beautiful parts of the world today when we stumbled across this mess.

a screenshot of a cell phone: Lewis Hamilton shared an Instagram post criticising companies 'fixated on profit' after spending two hours picking up plastic debris on a beach on Mykonos © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lewis Hamilton shared an Instagram post criticising companies 'fixated on profit' after spending two hours picking up plastic debris on a beach on Mykonos 'We couldn’t stand by, we had to do something. We all need to act, we must stop supporting companies that are blindly fixated on their profits at the expense of our beautiful planet and its environment. 

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'Please don’t buy plastic. Please always recycle, we can all make a huge difference through the actions that we take every single day! Tag three friends so we can get this message out there #environment #change'

He wrote: 'This is nothing compared to what there is around the world but we decided to clean up. Don't support and buy plastics' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited He wrote: 'This is nothing compared to what there is around the world but we decided to clean up. Don't support and buy plastics' Hamilton has been praised for his actions online, with the Twitter version of his Instagram post racking up more than 2,000 retweets and 7,000 likes.

One Twitter user wrote: 'Thank you for reminding us to act more responsible, & being a great role model by showing everybody can do something.

'Just avoid plastic bottles and cups. Have great holidays & much love & God bless you!' 

Another Instagram story showed the extent of the debris picked up by his group in just two hours © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Another Instagram story showed the extent of the debris picked up by his group in just two hours Another said: 'So proud of you Lewis... You are becoming the change that you want to see in this world... Thanks to you and your friends who did this...

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Lewis Hamilton slams companies ' fixated on profit ' as he spends two hours touring a beach picking up plastic on Mykonos Doing a good deed. Danny Dyer admits he and wife Joanne Mas had an affair with EACH OTHER during split before daughter Dani, then 3, brought them back together.

Lewis Hamilton slams companies ‘ fixated on profit ’ as he spends two hours touring a beach picking up plastic on Mykonos . Four-time Formula One world champion, 33, shared clips from Greek Island. Instagram post blasted companies profiting 'at expense of our beautiful planet'.

'Hope people who've been polluting the nature will make up their mind after this...'

But not everyone has had a positive reaction to Hamilton's post, with many criticising him for sponsorship ties to huge companies including L'Oréal and Sony.

a man wearing a hat: Hamilton has been praised for his actions online, with the Twitter version of his Instagram post racking up more than 2,000 retweets and 7,000 likes © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Hamilton has been praised for his actions online, with the Twitter version of his Instagram post racking up more than 2,000 retweets and 7,000 likes One wrote: You mean like L’Oréal, Sony or Puma? Maybe when virtue signalling to the rest of the world what we should do, you should do more than criticise the same ones putting money in your own back pocket.

'Care that much? Cut ties. THAT makes a statement, until then hypocritical sycophant!'

Another asked when he would be joining Formula E, a type of racing that only uses electric-powered cars, and added: 'I love F1. I am a huge Hamilton fan. I just do not like this hypocrisy from Lewis. 

In the video the 33-year-old F1 driver showed plastic bottles, flip flops and even a child's shoe that had been washed up © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited In the video the 33-year-old F1 driver showed plastic bottles, flip flops and even a child's shoe that had been washed up 'How much plastic does L'Oréal use a year? You know, one of his main sponsors that are blindly fixated on profit...'

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Chloe Green has urged fans to 'do their part' when it comes to clearing up our beaches and saving the sea from litter pollution. 

a pile of garbage: But not everyone has had a positive reaction to Hamilton's post, with many criticising him for sponsorship ties to huge companies including L'Oréal and Sony © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited But not everyone has had a positive reaction to Hamilton's post, with many criticising him for sponsorship ties to huge companies including L'Oréal and Sony The Topshop heiress, 27, took to Instagram with the inspiring message, as she revealed she and boyfriend Jeremy Meeks, 34, had collected 20 BIN BAGS of rubbish from a beautiful cove. 

The couple are currently enjoying a sun-drenched getaway together and jumped into action, after being left devastated by the amount of rubbish they found on the nearby beach. 

Using her clean-up mission as an example of how we all can be more environmentally friendly when it comes to the world's oceans, Chloe shared a snapshot of herself and beau Jeremy following their hard efforts. 

The pair were seen sitting atop bags and bags of rubbish they had thrown aboard their boat, with Chloe penning alongside her snap: 'Today Jeremy and I went past a little cove and found the craziest amount of plastic and polystyrene.

a man sitting in a boat on a body of water: 'Do your part': Chloe Green, 27, revealed she and boyfriend Jeremy Meeks had collected 20 BIN BAGS of rubbish from a beautiful cove while urging fans to help save our oceans in an inspiring Instagram post on Tuesday © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Do your part': Chloe Green, 27, revealed she and boyfriend Jeremy Meeks had collected 20 BIN BAGS of rubbish from a beautiful cove while urging fans to help save our oceans in an inspiring Instagram post on Tuesday 'We made it our mission to gather a team together to clean it up... this is nothing compared to what is going on in the world but as quick and easy as it was so get it cleaned up there is no reason why we can’t all do our part.

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'I will post more images of what the cove looked like before and after. #nomoreplastic #savetheocean #everylittlehelps #20binbagslater.'

a couple of people posing for the camera: Joint effort: Chloe tagged her mother Tina Green and Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton in her post, suggesting they had helped to collect the vast amount of rubbish strewn across the cove © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Joint effort: Chloe tagged her mother Tina Green and Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton in her post, suggesting they had helped to collect the vast amount of rubbish strewn across the cove Chloe tagged her mother Tina Green and Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton in her post, suggesting they had helped to collect the vast amount of rubbish strewn across the cove. 

She and her former convict love were seen cuddling up together in Chloe's latest upload, sporting matching black baseball hats. The pair have been cruising around the Mediterranean on her father Philip Green's £100million super yacht, stopping off in Capri, Ithaki and Mykonos in recent weeks.

Chloe and 'Hot Felon' Jeremy began dating a year ago, first sparking romance rumours when they were spotted locking lips on her father's yacht last summer. 

Their romance wasn't without controversy, as news of the duo dating left Meeks' ex-wife Melissa devastated. 

a hand holding an object in his hand: Proud parents: Chloe and Jeremy's relationship has gone from strength to strength, with the couple welcoming the arrival of their first child, son Jayden Meeks-Green, together in June © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Proud parents: Chloe and Jeremy's relationship has gone from strength to strength, with the couple welcoming the arrival of their first child, son Jayden Meeks-Green, together in June Since then, Chloe and Jeremy's relationship has gone from strength to strength and the couple welcomed their first child together, son Jayden Meeks-Green, in June. 

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The pair announced their baby's arrival via social media, asking for 'privacy' while insisting both mother and baby were doing well. They shared a sweet snap of them both holding their son's hands - making sure to keep his face hidden from view.

Chloe had kept her pregnancy under wraps until the end of May, when she unveiled her baby bump during a holiday on her father Sir Phillip's super yacht in Monaco, confirming the baby rumours

The arrival of Jayden saw Jeremy become a father for the second time, as he is already dad to eight-year-old son Jeremy Jr. whom he co-parents with his ex Melissa.  

a person holding a fish in the water: Set to wed? Although she has sparked rumours herself and Jeremy are engaged, after being spotted wearing a huge diamond ring in her engagement finger © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Set to wed? Although she has sparked rumours herself and Jeremy are engaged, after being spotted wearing a huge diamond ring in her engagement finger The couple marked their one-year anniversary at the end of July, with Chloe revealing the pair had headed 'back to the place it all began' while sharing a holiday snap from Turkey. 

Jeremy, meanwhile, gushed: 'We always have the most amazing time in Turkey love you Baby.'

They have since sparked engagement rumours, as Chloe was sported sporting a huge diamond ring on her finger while showcasing her incredible post-baby body on their extended holiday. 

She has been wearing the sparkler throughout the family break. MailOnline have contacted representatives for both Chloe and Jeremy for comment. 

a man wearing a hat: Quashing rumours: The couple were forced to previously deny engagement claims, after Chloe was sported wearing another ring on her engagement finger on numerous occasions © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Quashing rumours: The couple were forced to previously deny engagement claims, after Chloe was sported wearing another ring on her engagement finger on numerous occasions The couple were forced to previously deny engagement claims, after Chloe was sported wearing another ring on her engagement finger on numerous occasions.       

Meeks has grafted a flourishing career in modelling, taking to catwalks all over the world, after his 2014 mug shot went viral on Facebook and Twitter with admirers gushing over his chiseled face and dreamy blue eyes.

Stockton Police Department shared the unlikely stunning snap after he was arrested on weapons charges amid a gang sweep and later handed a prison sentence of 27 months in connection with the incident.


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