January 26, 2018
So I’m not going to argue that this is pushing a reverse-tranny agenda.
But it is still bizarre. Either way it is bizarre.
KFC announced the Fancy new Colonel Sanders today.
Country music superstar Reba McEntire is next in line to fill Colonel Harland Sanders’ shoes, becoming both the first globally-known musician, and the first female celebrity to play the fried chicken chain’s iconic mascot.
The Oklahoma-native will start fulfilling her Colonel duties in advertisements on television and web as a spokesperson for KFC’s new Smoky Mountain BBQ flavor – a mashup of Memphis and Carolina-style barbeques.
The singer and actress was an obvious choice to play the first female Colonel, the CMO of the quirky brand said in a press release.
“With Reba’s southern roots and entrepreneurial spirit, she truly embodies the values of the Colonel and the crowd-pleasing flavor of our Smoky Mountain BBQ,” said Andrea Zahumensky, CMO, KFC U.S. “The pairing of a universally loved music legend like Reba with a universally appealing flavor like Smoky Mountain BBQ makes what I like to call ‘Smoky Mountain Magic.’”
Reba herself is a KFC supporter, but even she calls her role as the Colonel “the most unique one yet.”
“I grew up with Kentucky Fried Chicken. It’s part of my story, and I’m so excited to now be part of theirs,” said McEntire. “I’ve held a lot of roles in my life –sort of like the Colonel himself –but this is certainly the most unique one yet.”
Even while I don’t think this is pushing F-to-M transitions, I think it is pushing a feminist and anti-male agenda. Even if it is just trying to be cutesy. It is a corruption.
All of these companies are being forced to embrace this “diversity” business, and I guess this is something that they thought would be the least offensive way to get it done in an advertising campaign, sort of like Apple thought it would effect their bottom line the least if they went with a gay white male CEO.
But KFC honestly needs a black mascot. Just get rid of the Colonel all together and bring in “Captain Jive Nigger.”
Because I mean – do white people even eat KFC?
I don’t think I’ve ever eaten it in my life. I’m trying to remember. My mother was very health conscious when I was growing up, so we only got fast food a couple times a month and it was always McDonald’s because that had the playground. And as an adult, I can’t imagine eating fast food, it it just too ridiculous of a concept. Unless I’m drunk, in which case…
That ain’t even a decision to be made.
If I need to eat out generally, and am short on time and/or money, I do Chipotle.
And you should too.
The bowl, with double beef, rice and vegetables is paleo.
From that pic, I would just skip the sour cream, corn and beans and you’ve got a solid fast food health meal for under $10.
I even sometimes get the chicken, although I don’t really eat chicken in general, because they claim it doesn’t have any hormones in it.
But really folks, you should be cooking at home with whole foods. Or eating at real restaurants where you can ask about the details of the ingredients.
Your health is most important.