What is the controversy with the green M&M? According to the social media frenzy this past week, the green M&M was defined by her sexual appeal until Mars Chocolate selfishly took it away and stripped her of her feminine mystique, offending everyone who looked at her as the possible next Sports Illustrated level model.
Why are they changing the green M&M? She and the green M&M will also have a more friendly relationship than they’ve previously had, “together throwing shine and not shade.” Online, people joked about the idea of these arbitrary character changes creating a more inclusive society — and many wanted these personified candies to stay the same.
Did they get rid of the green M and M? Say bye-bye to the Green M&M’s lip gloss and go-go boots. On Thursday, Mars Wrigley revealed that the M&M characters had been redesigned to be “more inclusive, welcoming, and unifying” within a “more dynamic, progressive world.”
Why did they get rid of the green M&M boots? The green M&M’s boots have been given the boot. In one of the more entertaining episodes of corporate wokeness gone wrong, the 81-year-old M&M brand has reimagined its mascots for a more “inclusive” age. In practice, this means changes to the two female M&Ms’ shoes.