It's been a boys' club for too long over the fast food chain KFC. This week in a move towards equal opportunity for women that nobody actually thought to ask for, but everyone seems very delighted by, KFC debuted first ever female Colonel Sanders. Country star and early 2000s TV sitcom icon Reba McEntire will be playing the famous role and so far, she's killing it.
Welcome to the 21st century, where our joke fast food mascots are now gender fluid.
via: ShutterstockThe times they are a changin' and KFC is smart enough to realize that. 2018 is the year of women, and no longer will we stand idly by while our beloved fast food mascots are only played by men. Gone are the days when the only reasons women were allowed in fast food ads were to eat a hamburger in a bikini on top of a racecar.
Oh, wait, there is Wendy.
via: ShutterstockAlso, maybe one of the McDonald's character was a girl. Birdie? But they really don't even make an appearance anymore. But in general, it's a very male-dominated workforce.