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Finally, at long last, after a couple weeks of top corporations bowing to the Black Lives Matter cult and religion, one lone hero of a corporation has chosen to take a stand.
In a stunning rebuke, the multinational food company Kellogg’s is refusing to apologize for having a monkey representing its Coco Pops cereal.
This latest fiasco began Monday when Fiona Onasanya, a former member of the British Parliament, tweeted a complaint insinuating that Kellogg’s decision to have “three white boys” represent Rice Crispies but a monkey represent “Coco Pops” may constitute racism.
@KelloggsUK, as you are yet to reply to my email – Coco Pops and Rice Krispies have the same compòsition (except for the fact CP’s are brown and chocolate flavoured)… so I was wondering why Rice Krispies have three white boys representing the brand and Coco Pops have a monkey?
— Fiona Onasanya (@Fiona_Onasanya) June 15, 2020
Luckily for Kellogg’s, this particular complaint was so egregiously unfounded and patently dumb that it attracted far less support than, say, the complaints against Quaker.
For one, Rice Krispies is available in a chocolate variation:
You are such an amazing idiot. pic.twitter.com/VJPWV8trdJ
— Ministry of Truth (@BanTheBBC) June 15, 2020
For another, Coco Poffs is available in a white chocolate variation:
White Coco Pops, still a monkey, oh dear, outrage on hold. pic.twitter.com/XzYpDHbZCu
— Blue Army Faction* (@BlueArmyFaction) June 15, 2020
Third, many cereals use an animal for representation:
Frosties – tiger
Cornflakes – chicken
Sugar Puffs – honey monster
Coco Pops – monkey
Froot Loops – toucan
Nesquik – rabbit
Kids seem to like animal characters on cereal packets for some reason. Can’t imagine why. Maybe we should make them all people instead? 🤔
— Chris Moore (@christhemusic) June 15, 2020
Combined, these facts seem to easily debunk the insinuation that Kellogg’s various cereal brands have any links to alleged racism.
And it’s likely for this reason that the vast majority of Twitter users who responded to Onasanya’s tweet did so with mockery and disdain.
As I said earlier @Fiona_Onasanya has been eating too many of these. pic.twitter.com/knpgBbX7s0
— Louis Stedman-Bryce (@Lstedmanbryce) June 16, 2020
Have you noticed that chocolate milk costs more than white milk? Racism is everywhere!
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) June 15, 2020
We have finally run out of things to complain about. Surely peace and happiness can only be around the corner!
— Hayden Hewitt (@HaydenHewitt) June 15, 2020
I sometimes have toast
And it converts white bread to brown colour
It’s like blackface for breakfast
And made in a white toaster
And bacon is disrespectful to police
This world is very challenging
— william (@GeorgeCockroft) June 16, 2020
I think I preferred it when you were lying to police.
— Peter Lloyd (@Suffragentleman) June 15, 2020
Note how the latter Twitter user mentioned “lying to police.” It turns out Onasanya is a former member of the British Parliament for a reason.
“Onasanya, a former Labour MP, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice in December 2019 after lying to police over a speeding ticket. She was sentenced to three months in prison in January 2019,” Yahoo News reported.
It seems like she really gives new meaning to the age-old age “you should have kept your mouth closed.”
Yet she didn’t.
In an additional tweet, she accused Kellogg’s founder, Will Keith Kellogg, of also co-founding a foundation whose “main purpose was to study the cause of and cure for ‘race degeneracy.'”
Well, given John Harvey Kellogg co-founded the Race Betterment Foundation (the Foundation’s main purpose was to study the cause of and cure for “race degeneracy”), it would be remiss of me not to ask….
— Fiona Onasanya (@Fiona_Onasanya) June 15, 2020
This time she was right, though to be clear, Kellogg died 77 years ago, and his foundation has long since been defunct. Plus, the founder of one of the left’s most prized organizations, Planned Parenthood, was also a racist and eugenicist, but that hasn’t stopped members of the left from lavishing the non-profit with endless love.
And so despite Onasanya being accurate with her complaint — at least her second one — it received as little fanfare as the first, with even some self-proclaimed Black Lives Matter activists leading the brigade of criticism against her.
Look (*Language warning):
I mean really!! I support everything about black lives matter but people like you are making me sit back and not care!! SO ARE WE TAKING THE TIGER OFF FROSTIES????? GROW FUCKING UP YOU TWAT!!
— kate (@kate14547152) June 16, 2020
This is why we struggle to get fucking support about black lives matter and ending because out of all things you are complaining about a fucking cartoon monkey on a cereal box. Stop hindering the progress towards equality with your bullshit!
— Reqified (@reqified) June 15, 2020
She’s literally diverting the true meaning of the BLM movement and making a mockery of it, for her own personal agenda.
I think you were speeding too fast @Fiona_Onasanya, and missed the junction to the true cause of Black Lives Matter.
— Vexed Old Man (@VexedOldMan) June 17, 2020
You really aren’t doing the BLM cause any good at all. In fact, I would say you’re making a mockery of it! Congratulations!
— JanetDunn (@JanetDunn01) June 15, 2020
I’M BLACK LEAVE KELLOGS ALONE!!! You are one of those black people that make the rest of us look bad. It’s embarrassing. If they issue any sort of apologie I’ll never ever buy from them again. Seeing all these black people go mental over everything is a joke!
— KatieAriesMoonScorpioMars (@KatieGuernseyCI) June 15, 2020
No need to yell, though, because Kellogg’s has no intention of changing its cereals.
“The monkey mascot that appears on both white and milk chocolate Coco Pops was created in the 1980s to highlight the playful personality of the brand,” the company reportedly said in a statement.
“As part of our ambition to bring fun to the breakfast table, we have a range of characters that we show on our cereal boxes, including tigers, giraffes, crocodiles, elves and a narwhal.”
*round of applause*
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