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KFC’s Colonel Sanders is getting a makeover in a major way. The typically White fictional character will now be played by none other than David Alan Grier, the first African-American to take on the role.

Grier took to his Twitter to announce the news:

While we’re happy that Grier is breaking boundaries and adding diversity to the overly whitewashed fast food corporation – what in the actual f*ck is going on?

KFC has been attempting to revitalize its brand in the past year by enlisting a slew of White actors, such as Jim Gaffigan and Saturday Night Live‘s Darrell Hammond.

Do you think KFC will reel in more customers with David Alan Grier as their spokesperson?


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