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Mars Adds Maya Rudolph, Ditches Candy Mascots

  • The Hill, Tuesday, January 24, 2023 4:46 PM

The Red, Yellow and other M&M "spokescandies" are going on a vacation. Parent company Mars says it is shelving the mascots after criticism over  recent design changes. The changes, which aimed to remove stereotypes and modernize the characters, drew backlash and sparked debate, including from FOX News political commentator Tucker Carlson. "On Monday, Mars said it had decided to temporarily ditch the candy mascots and hand over the reins to a new (real-life) spokesperson: Maya Rudolph," per The Hill. 

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