It’s Reba McEntire! She just broke the fast-food mascot patriarchy by becoming the first female Colonel Harland Sanders for KFC. McEntire sings in the first commercial for her new gig.
“Oh, please ignore any likeness to famous country singers. I’m definitely not a woman.”
She’s hawking their new Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken in these ads. Rob Lowe, George Hamilton, Darrell Hammond, and Jim Gaffigan are among dudes who’ve played the Colonel in the past.
McEntire teased her transformation on social media with a photo from her makeup chair.
— Reba (@reba) January 26, 2018
Nothing to see here, folks. Nope, nothin’ at all. Just the same old Colonel with a new flavor of fried chicken. pic.twitter.com/ju2omd07OC
— KFC (@kfc) January 26, 2018