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Okay, earlier than you begin boycotting, calm down and listen to us out — we don’t hate M&M‘s new look, and we positively don’t hate its new spokesperson. Caught within the midst of what appears to be a chocolaty culture war, this iconic sweet firm has lately determined to switch its beloved mascots with none apart from comic, actress, and all-around legend Maya Rudolph.
Equally appreciated, Rudolph appears to be the right option to take over the chocolate snack model. After all, these anthropomorphic candies have been round because the ’50s, if anybody wants a break — it’s them.
So what truly goes to be printed on the bodily M&M’s sweet? Will it stay the timeless, easy letter M? Has it became Maya Rudolph’s smiling face? And, extra importantly, does it even matter? Seriously, individuals, it’s simply chocolate.
The fact is, we now have no clue if Maya Rudolph’s face is definitely going to be the brand new M&M brand. Context would inform us that, being a comic, Rudolph and the oldsters at Mars are simply having a bit of enjoyable at our expense. If they do find yourself altering the sweet a bit although, extra energy to them.
Reinvention is part of life, so no matter how issues shake out, we’re excited to see how Maya Rudolph handles her new title as M&M’s “Chief of Fun” — if anybody is up for the problem, it’s her.
Who is aware of? Maybe subsequent time we’re on the motion pictures, it’ll be Maya Rudolph strapped to a rocket asking us to show off our cell telephones. Mars, should you’re studying this, let’s make that precedence primary.