David Alan Grier Is Not The New Colonel Sanders

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"There is no new Colonel Sanders," says Kevin Hochman, chief marketing officer for KFC.

Yesterday, David Alan Grier had fans in a tizzy when he announced that he would be the new Colonel Sanders.

Breaking News: David Alan Grier has been cast as the first African American Colonel Sanders in the new KFC ad campaign. #KFC

"Breaking News: David Alan Grier has been cast as the first African American Colonel Sanders in the new KFC ad campaign. #KFC"

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Well, that announcement was false. KFC responded to the comedian and Kevin Hochman, chief marketing officer for KFC shared in a statement

"There is no new Colonel Sanders."

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