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Monday, January 23, 2023

"In the last year, we've made some changes to our beloved spokescandies. We weren't sure if anyone would even notice," the brand said in a statement shared on Twitter. "And we definitely didn't think it would break the internet ... "

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...But now we get it -- even a candy's shoes can be polarizing."

"Which was the last thing M&M's wanted since we're all about bringing people together," the brand added. ...


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2023-01-23 01:38 PM | Reply

Traumatized by candy?

You just might be a Republican!

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-23 01:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 7

They could go back to the normal two candies and there stupid 30-second Adventures. Maya Rudolph is fun and all but she's not as fun as those two harmless corporate mascot.. WTF do I care?

#3 | Posted by Tor at 2023-01-23 01:54 PM | Reply

Cancel culture strikes again.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-01-23 03:11 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

When you fail at your fascist coup on live tv, you need distractions like candy character scandals to win support.

#5 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2023-01-23 03:17 PM | Reply

Good, hate those things.

#6 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2023-01-23 03:21 PM | Reply

Oh no! They can't freak out about M&Ms anymore!

What will republican snowflakes be traumatized by next?

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2023-01-23 03:28 PM | Reply

Up next the California Raisins, too woke and a bit too "ethnic". /snowflake cons.

#8 | Posted by randomcanyon at 2023-01-23 03:49 PM | Reply

Starvation. Poverty. WWIII. Wealth inequality. Notice right-wingers talk about nothing.

#9 | Posted by Brennnn at 2023-01-23 04:02 PM | Reply

Up next the California Raisins,

They were cancelled ages ago for being racist singing raisins.

#10 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-23 04:19 PM | Reply

Conservatives' victim-complex knows no bounds!

#11 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2023-01-23 04:23 PM | Reply

Why did they feel compelled to make any change in the first place?

Didn't their marketing department have any feel for this?

I'd bet someone's job is on the line.

#12 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-23 08:06 PM | Reply

Maya Rudolph?

Not so sure I want that image in my head when I open a bag of M&M's.

#13 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-23 08:09 PM | Reply

Maya Rudolph?
Not so sure I want that image in my head when I open a bag of M&M's.

POSTED BY BILLJOHNSON AT 2023-01-23 08:09 PM | REPLY

If you have a mental image other than that of anticipation of consuming M&Ms then you're the reason why they dropped the spokespeople.

#14 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2023-01-23 08:15 PM | Reply

"Why did they feel compelled to make any change in the first place?"

It's tough having live mascots with no legs.

#15 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-23 08:15 PM | Reply

Maya Rudolph?
Not so sure I want that image in my head when I open a bag of M&M's.

#13 | POSTED BY BILLJOHNSON AT 2023-01-23 08:09 PM | REPLY

Wow, you really are gay.

#16 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2023-01-23 09:36 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Yeah it makes no sense to me either Alexandrite. If it's a brown package I picture chocolate in my mouth. If it's a yellow package I picture chocolate covered nuts in my mouth.

#17 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2023-01-23 09:57 PM | Reply

I'll bet you do.

#18 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-01-23 10:34 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Why did they feel compelled to make any change in the first place?

It's the evolution of an idea.

It started with only the red and yellow M&Ms.

The were funny and boosted sales.

After some years, other color m&ms popped up.

Then they all started getting personalities.

Red was the boss. Yellow was the dumb funny one. Orange was nervous. Blue was cool.

So far so good. No one made a peep.

Then they made the green and brown m&ms women.

And conservatives lost their shht.

So now they're getting replaced.

By all white male M&Ms. So conservatives can stop crying.

#19 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-23 10:46 PM | Reply

Wow, you really are gay.
#16 | POSTED BY ALEXANDRITE

Or racist.

Both?

#20 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-23 10:47 PM | Reply

"Why did they feel compelled to make any change in the first place?"

The anti-woke brigade scared them into it:

M&Ms Replaces Spokescandies' With Maya Rudolph After Tucker Carlson Called Them Woke,' Less Sexy' in Viral Video

Last year, M&Ms unveiled new looks for some of their talking candies. The Green M&M got sneakers instead of heels, and the Brown M&M replaced her stilettos for block heels. The candy company also got rid of the "Mr." and "Ms." titles for their characters, introduced a Purple M&M to represent "acceptance and inclusivity" and gave the talking chocolates "nuanced personalities."

The mascot makeover had gained attention online, which was mostly made of lighthearted memes, but some right-wing commentators took it more seriously, with Carlson calling them "woke" and "less sexy" on his Fox News program.

"Woke M&Ms have returned. The Green M&M got her boots back, but apparently is now a lesbian maybe? And now there's a plus-sized, obese Purple M&M," Carlson said in a segment that aired last year after the first M&Ms revamp. "The Brown M&M has quote, transitioned from high stilettos to lower block heels.' Also less sexy. That's progress. M&M's will not be satisfied until every last cartoon character is deeply unappealing and totally androgynous, until the moment you wouldn't want to have a drink with any one of them. That's the goal. When you're totally turned off, we've achieved equity. They've won."

variety.com

#21 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2023-01-23 10:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Tucker Carlson Called Them Woke

How is this person the arbiter of what conservatives should be concerned about?

He's got zero journalistic integrity. Has been called out as a liar. Testified in court his show wasn't news.

Yet he still remains the mouth of propaganda for the Republican Party.

#22 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-23 11:10 PM | Reply

Mars is a privately held company and the CEO is one of the wealthiest men on the planet. So, it might matter, or it might not.

Perhaps the new Super Bowl ad will offer more clues.

Stay tuned, and don't forget to watch the Super Bowl!

#23 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-23 11:22 PM | Reply

Clown,

You know....I've always thought there's something racist about thinking everything is racist.

#24 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 08:11 AM | Reply

thinking

#24 | POSTED BY BILLJOHNSON

You should seriously consider limiting this activity if that's the best you've got.

#25 | Posted by tres_flechas at 2023-01-24 09:01 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 5

"Has been called out as a liar. Testified in court his show wasn't news. Yet he still remains the mouth of propaganda for the Republican Party."

They've collectively agreed that the winner gets to say what truth is. So they're just faking it until they make it.

#26 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2023-01-24 09:27 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Why not just make an all-white, square-shaped version for the right-wingers? Call them Koated Kokoa Kandies. You won't be able to see the markings on the Kandies, because the only acceptable color scheme is white on white.

#27 | Posted by El_Buscador at 2023-01-24 09:42 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

I made a point to look for the new M&M ads. Watched them. Went back to Netflix, Prime, and BritBox. Re-read you some Vance Packard! Get a life? I dunno.

#28 | Posted by john47 at 2023-01-24 09:47 AM | Reply

"Woke M&Ms have returned. The Green M&M got her boots back, but apparently is now a lesbian maybe? And now there's a plus-sized, obese Purple M&M," Carlson said in a segment that aired last year after the first M&Ms revamp. "The Brown M&M has quote, transitioned from high stilettos to lower block heels.' Also less sexy. That's progress. M&M's will not be satisfied until every last cartoon character is deeply unappealing and totally androgynous, until the moment you wouldn't want to have a drink with any one of them. That's the goal. When you're totally turned off, we've achieved equity. They've won."

Hey Tucker, if you're looking at a candy cartoon character and thinking it's something/someone sexy you want to have a drink with, and whose shoes might turn you off, perhaps "wokeness" shouldn't be your biggest concern...

#29 | Posted by El_Buscador at 2023-01-24 09:55 AM | Reply

EL BUSCADOR

The candy won't need markings. They'll all just have very small hands and #2 ought feet.

#30 | Posted by Twinpac at 2023-01-24 09:58 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

Tucker, the candy culture police. What a nimrod. But hey, at least it's distracted him from debasing the U.S. and fawning over Orban & Putin for a few minutes

#31 | Posted by Yodagirl at 2023-01-24 11:26 AM | Reply

Personally I was wondering who was offended by the gogo boots.

Everyone's talking about the reaction to the new characters but who was offended by the original characters?

Isn't that who started this in the first place?

#32 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 11:43 AM | Reply

What was wrong with the original characters?

Seems to me it's just another wokeism that backfired.

#33 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 11:46 AM | Reply

I am seeing Mars is trying to reframe the story and say it was "limited-edition" in the first place instead of new "inclusive" characters.

What? Were they going to have one in a hijab?

Sounds to me some woke individual on their board of directors came up with this idea thinking they are leading the way for progressive thinking.

No...they're a round piece of candy that made people happy.

Not any more.

Go woke go broke.

#34 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 11:59 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"M&M's will not be satisfied until every last cartoon character is deeply unappealing"

At least they can be satisfied.

You know who can't be satisfied?
Republicans. (And I don't just mean their wives.)
Republicans held all three branches of government and they still weren't happy.

#35 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 12:00 PM | Reply

"Go woke go broke."

This is the same company that owns Uncle Ben's. Except it's not Uncle Ben's any more, they renamed it Ben's Original, because their former CEO got woke.

The result?

"Under Reid's tenure, the privately held Mars' revenue has grown by more than 50% to nearly $45 billion, surpassing Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola and Virginia Fortune 500 companies such as Falls Church-based General Dynamics Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. During Reid's time as CEO, the number of Mars employees also more than doubled, from 60,000 to 140,000, the company said in a news release."

You don't understand anything about business, BillJohnson.

#36 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 12:03 PM | Reply

Snoofy,

Not literally broke..

Just a lot of time and money went into developing these ads.

#37 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 12:14 PM | Reply

Snoofy,

Uncle Ben I get.

Gogo boots what's the problem?

#38 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 12:15 PM | Reply

Snoofy,

It was likely the green ones personality they were after.

I've noticed the woke movement is blurring the line between men and women.

Too feminine.

#39 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 12:20 PM | Reply

"Gogo boots what's the problem?"

It's not 1977?

Do you wear the same shoes you wore in 1977, -------?

#40 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 12:23 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"It was likely the green ones personality they were after."

By "they" do you mean Tucker Carlson?

#41 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 12:24 PM | Reply

"I've noticed the woke movement is blurring the line between men and women."

George Santos and Rudy Giuliani both wore drag.

What did they blur?

You've long ago succumbed to the right wing cancer, BillJohnson.

#42 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 12:34 PM | Reply

not a surprise that Clown doesn't have the facts right - #19.

There have been female M&M characters for quite some time. People's reactions were to the changes they made to the female ones. And, no, they're not getting replaced with all male ones. What f'n fever dream were you having when you typed #19?

#43 | Posted by kwrx25 at 2023-01-24 01:04 PM | Reply

Hopefully the company that makes M&Ms is making bank off of all this rightwing outrage.

Get a life losers.

#44 | Posted by moder8 at 2023-01-24 01:05 PM | Reply

Every time I think we've hit peak woke something even more stupid comes along. Lefties actually found a way to be offended by cartoon M&M's and Mars actually capitulated. We live in stupid times.

#45 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-24 01:11 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Every time I think we've hit peak woke something even more stupid comes along. Lefties actually found a way to be offended by cartoon M&M's and Mars actually capitulated. We live in stupid times.

#45 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

Jesus christ you're a stupid ------- moron.

This "controversy" is a ------ Carlson -------- story, so, iow, conservative stupidity.

When in reality it is all a marketing ploy by Mars.

#46 | Posted by truthhurts at 2023-01-24 01:18 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

"Lefties actually found a way to be offended by cartoon M&M's"

Confession, or projection?

"We live in stupid times."

Especially if you think it was the lefties throwing a schiittfitt over "woke" candy.

#47 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-24 01:19 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

" This "controversy" is a ------ Carlson -------- story, so, iow, conservative stupidity."

I read about it yesterday. I don't watch cable news. BTW - it's not a "controversy". It's simply stupid. More of corporate America bowing to the woke mob.

#48 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-24 01:24 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

I'm pointing and laughing at people like you, Douchey. People who find a reason to be offended by the footwear of cartoon M&M's.

#49 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-24 01:25 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"Lefties actually found a way to be offended by cartoon M&M's"

^
Accuse the other side of what you're doing?
It's an older troll, but it checks out.

#50 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 01:44 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

"I don't watch cable news."

#48 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

No wonder you slavishly follow the fat loser former guy. You aspire to be as much of a lying sack of crap as him.

#51 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-01-24 02:51 PM | Reply

mars is enjoying all the free ink this dust-up has created for sure

#52 | Posted by visiter at 2023-01-24 03:33 PM | Reply

Hardyhar

Super Bowl is coming

Those m&m's sure owned bellrunge

Modern marketing sure knows how to line up the rubes, that's for sure
How humiliating to be such a useful idiot

#53 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2023-01-24 03:50 PM | Reply

I read Mars is the Walmart of candy.

Family owned and not publicly traded.

In other words subject to the whims of a member of the family.

"I know...let's kill off the mascot we've been using since 1954".

Yea...great idea.

At least Coke had the good sense to back peddle when they came out with New Coke and bring back Classic.

I bet Hershey is laughing their a** off.

#54 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 06:43 PM | Reply

"Every time I think"

#45 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

Link?

#55 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-01-24 08:31 PM | Reply

"I read Mars is the Walmart of candy.
Family owned and not publicly traded."

^
Like all chocolate companies, their business is dependent upon child slave labor.
But let's not talk about.
Let's talk about what the cartoon characters are wearing okay?
Okay.

#56 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 08:49 PM | Reply

Snoofy,

Trolling..

#57 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-24 09:02 PM | Reply

Mars, Nestle and Hershey to face child slavery lawsuit in US
www.theguardian.com

US Supreme Court blocks child slavery lawsuit against chocolate firms
www.bbc.com

But let's talk about the M&Ms turning your kids trans!

#58 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 09:07 PM | Reply

It's estimated that 1.56m children work on cocoa farms in Ivory Coast and Ghana, according to a report published by the US Department of Labor last year.
--Reality

This M&M in drag is harming children!
--Republicans

#59 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-24 09:14 PM | Reply

Are we sure that this is legit? It reads like an Onion piece.

On the other hand, if true then all of Mars brands are off my shopping list except for Banfield pet hospital.

Businesses are going to have to choose who they serve. You can't win for losing with conservatives. If they aren't complaining that you are making things too sexy, they are complaining that you are making things too unsexy.

Tucker Carlson thinks the M&M characters are sexy? lol

Contact web site for MARS, let them know how you feel, if you can do so without threatening their lives or families.

www.mars.com

#60 | Posted by Killjoy at 2023-01-25 08:41 AM | Reply

Kill,

I think you're missing the big picture.

Conservatives are tired of some perceived offenses about everything from legitimate racism to gogo boots and sexy eye lashes on a candy.

Their point is things are going too far

#61 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 10:12 AM | Reply

Kill,

Conservatives don't like the government overreaching into our lives and not wokeism either.

Some things are important. Desexing the candy characters is not.

Rubbed conservatives the wrong way.

#62 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 10:19 AM | Reply

Kill,

But the major piece of the story is Mars chose to completely kill off the characters than capitulate.

Pride comes before a fall.

#63 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 10:23 AM | Reply

"Conservatives are tired of some perceived offenses about everything from legitimate racism to gogo boots and sexy eye lashes on a candy.
Their point is things are going too far."

My advice...get a life. And what the hell is "legitimate racism?"

#64 | Posted by danni at 2023-01-25 10:29 AM | Reply

Danni,

Exactly what it is.

Racism is a legitimate issue wokeism is bringing into the light.

I understand this is much ado about nothing but my opinion is defeminizing the candies at a time liberals are trying to intrude into woman's privacy allowing people with male -------- into women's bathrooms might have been Mars unfortunate timing.

#65 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 10:56 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Rubbed conservatives the wrong way.

They should get a life. This is the stupidest "scandal" I've seen in years.

#66 | Posted by REDIAL at 2023-01-25 11:00 AM | Reply

Danni,

Something is wrong with left's intentions and women should be concerned.

Some might wonder about gays misogystic tendencies having too much influence in society.

My opinion...

#67 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 11:01 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

"They should get a life. This is the stupidest "scandal" I've seen in years.

#66 | POSTED BY REDIAL"

Who is calling it a "scandal"?

Who got all knotted up over cartoon M&M shoes? It sure as hell wasn't conservatives.

#68 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-25 11:08 AM | Reply

Conservatives are tired of some perceived offenses about everything from legitimate racism to gogo boots and sexy eye lashes on a candy.
Their point is things are going too far
#61 | POSTED BY BILLJOHNSON

Listen up:
Literally anything new is "going too far" for conservatives.

Conservative is not a philosophy.
Conservative is a roadblock to progress; nothing more.

#69 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-25 11:09 AM | Reply

Who got all knotted up over cartoon M&M shoes?

Beats me. Until this nonsense I didn't even know candies had ------- shoes.

#70 | Posted by REDIAL at 2023-01-25 11:15 AM | Reply

Who got all knotted up over cartoon M&M shoes?
#68 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

Dude.

It was you guys.

Tucker Carlson does a victory lap after M&M's cancels its 'spokescandies' following conservative backlash over the green one's shoes.
www.businessinsider.com

#71 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-25 11:21 AM | Reply

"Something is wrong with left's intentions and women should be concerned."

Yeah!

The left might, you know...give women rights and all, like they did for gays!

Sinister, amirite?

#72 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-25 12:36 PM | Reply

"Who got all knotted up over cartoon M&M shoes?"

When you pretend it was the left, when we just all saw it was the Tucker Carrlsons of the world, that's GASLIGHTING.

Don't believe your eyes and ears, believe the lie I'm telling you instead.

#73 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-25 12:38 PM | Reply

#73 I don't watch Tucker Carlson or cable news. So, was he offended by the shoes or was he mocking those who are offended by the shoes? Or, was he mocking Mars Co. for caving?

#74 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-25 12:44 PM | Reply

Or, was he mocking Mars Co. for caving?

None of the above. He was "just asking questions". He's been in court before.

#75 | Posted by REDIAL at 2023-01-25 12:49 PM | Reply

#73 I don't watch Tucker Carlson or cable news.

#74 | Posted by BellRinger

So how is it you end up spouting all the same talking points as every fox news professional liar?

They must get their lies from the same original source you do.

#76 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2023-01-25 12:55 PM | Reply

Putin.

#77 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-25 12:56 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#73 I don't watch Tucker Carlson or cable news.

^
This just reinforces my longstanding belief that you are legally blind.

Do you watch anything?

#78 | Posted by snoofy at 2023-01-25 01:00 PM | Reply

"#76 | POSTED BY SPEAKSOFTLY AT 2023-01-25 12:55 PM |"

Dude, almost everything you say is a recycled left-wing talking point. Almost zero original thought.

#79 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-25 01:17 PM | Reply

"I don't watch Tucker Carlson or cable news."

You're probably too busy reposting tweets from three-percenters.

#80 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-25 01:24 PM | Reply

Dude, almost everything you say is a recycled left-wing talking point. Almost zero original thought.

#79 | Posted by BellRinger

When you have facts you dont need talking points. You only need talking points when you fail at a fascist coup on live tv and you need to all work together to distract the nation from your actions.

#81 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2023-01-25 01:30 PM | Reply

Newsflash: Opinions are not facts.

#82 | Posted by BellRinger at 2023-01-25 01:33 PM | Reply

@82

Newsflash: Everything you post are not facts.

#83 | Posted by truthhurts at 2023-01-25 01:53 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Newsflash: Opinions are not facts."

Sounds like Fox News' defense strategy when they get sued.

#84 | Posted by Danforth at 2023-01-25 02:02 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Newsflash: Opinions are not facts.

#82 | Posted by BellRinger

Trump attempting a fascist coup is not an opinion.

#85 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2023-01-25 02:03 PM | Reply

Opinions are not facts.

We call this, the Tucker Carlson defense.

www.npr.org

#86 | Posted by ClownShack at 2023-01-25 02:10 PM | Reply

@82

Newsflash: Everything you post are not facts.

#83 | POSTED BY TRUTHHURTS

Has he ever posted a fact?

I have never seen him provide any links to support his maga inspired hateful opinions.

And that's a fact Jack!

#87 | Posted by donnerboy at 2023-01-25 02:19 PM | Reply

Danni,
Exactly what it is.
Racism is a legitimate issue wokeism is bringing into the light.
I understand this is much ado about nothing but my opinion is defeminizing the candies at a time liberals are trying to intrude into woman's privacy allowing people with male -------- into women's bathrooms might have been Mars unfortunate timing.

POSTED BY BILLJOHNSON AT 2023-01-25 10:56

You can still buy M&Ms with full on potent nuts in them. So o that ruins that talking points.

#88 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2023-01-25 04:07 PM | Reply

"Newsflash: Opinions are not facts."

#82 | POSTED BY BELLRINGER

Newsflash - everyone knows you're a pathetic liar

#89 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2023-01-25 04:38 PM | Reply

Laura,

I'm more of a peanut cluster kind of person

Funny I never buy m&ms. Snickers bar is a favorite and then baby Ruth.

No m&ms.

#90 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 04:40 PM | Reply

Laura,

I didn't even know the characters had personalities. My wife knew all about them.

Just reading the storyline what played out.

I figure Carlson was delving into satire and Mars made it worse by canceling the characters.

It would have blown over.

Dumb move on their part I think.

#91 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 04:46 PM | Reply

Is it true they're actually getting rid of the characters.

Their website is still using them.

#92 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 04:48 PM | Reply

I quit watching TV two years ago this month so I have no idea what M&Ms were doing with advertising wise. I rarely eat them anyways. Maybe once in a blue moon I'll get the yellow package. I usually get Reese's peanut butter cups. They are my favorite. Only when the mood strikes.

#93 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2023-01-25 05:29 PM | Reply

Laura,

They have recently advertised they came out with a purple character.

You and I both know purple is the gay color...should I say lavender.

Look at Tinky Winky. With the triangle on his head...carried a purse and sounded like a man. Falwell had a fit. Gays during WWII had to wear triangles on their clothes in Germany instead of the Star of David Jews had.

So...the purple M&M is gay. I mean...of course.

Who cares...I don't.

We'll see how this plays out. Might be all a marketing ruse.

Or Mars is stupid enough to get rid of their mascots.

#94 | Posted by BillJohnson at 2023-01-25 08:34 PM | Reply

I remember in the late 1970's they discontinued red because they said the red dye caused cancer. No one stopped eating M&Ms then. It's all a bunch of holabalop if you ask me.

#95 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2023-01-25 10:52 PM | Reply

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