PJ Media: Mr. Potato Head is gone and he has been replaced with a box of gender-fluid spuds. The reaction to that announcement Thursday caused the company to remove the announcement blowing up “Mr.” Potato Head’s identity and making the toy more gender-neutral. Granted, the company didn’t say “gender-neutral” but that was understood when it said it was making the move ” to promote gender equality and inclusion” and then issued a video blowing up the word “Mr.”
Hasbro is making sure all feel welcome in the Potato Head world by officially dropping the Mr. from the Mr. Potato Head brand name and logo to promote gender equality and inclusion. In the fall, the new Potato Family Pack “Create Your Potato Head Family” will celebrate the many faces of families allowing kids to imagine and create their own Potato Head family.
As I wrote before, “now, Mister Potato Head will be erased into Leftist oblivion – like girls’ sports and books about COVID on Amazon – which are relics of a time when men were potatoes and women were, too.” But the company insists Mr. and Mrs. will survive. Read More