• Candy Controversy: M&M's Replaces ‘Spokescandies' After ‘Woke' Backlash From Conservatives

    8 days ago - By Essence

    M&M's Instagram By Melissa Noel · Updated January 25, 2023 Who would have thought that the M&M's ‘spokescandies'- you know, the cartoon version of the beloved chocolate candies we've all seen in ads- could stir up major controversy? But, yet at the start of 2023, here we are. Mars Wrigley, the private company that makes M&M's, made some slight changes over the past year to its brand characters to make them more inclusive. This included the Brown M&M female character swapping her stilettos for lower block heels and the Green M&M trading in go-go boots for sneakers. Well, far-right...
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