After receiving controversy for trying to make their M&M spokescandies more inclusive, the Mars company has paused the project.
It all started when the candy company first received backlash from consumers saying their female spokescandies were too sexist. This is what ultimately led them to replace green M&M’s go-go boots with sneakers and brown M&M’s stilettos with lower, kitten heals.
Certain people disagreed with this move, saying that this made the female M&M’s “less sexy”.
Following these events, the company officially announced the retirement of its M&M spokescandies and their replacement by Maya Rudolph in a tweet: