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This is what happens when bad chicken happens to good people. 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. Take a look at what he had to say below:

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.


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


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