(CBS SF) – Portraying a ninety-yr-previous Southern spokesman for Kentucky Fried Hen could also be a stretch for actor Rob Lowe. However by some means, he manages to tug it off. Full with wavy white hair and a goatee.
Final week, @KFC tweeted a collection of teaser pictures of Lowe as Colonel Sanders wearing an astronaut’s area go well with. The marketing campaign that includes the previous ‘Austin Powers’ actor is to launch KFC’s newest Zinger Hen Sandwich. See under:
KFC tweeted “Introducing Mission Commander Colonel Sanders. He’s acquired the face of an angel and the hen-sandwich salesmanship of a Colonel Sanders.”
A minute and a half video was tweeted that includes Lowe as Sanders the place he’s seen on a podium saying the plans to launch the Zinger Hen Sandwich into outer area. Watch the video right here:
Earlier iterations of “The Colonel” included comedians Norm MacDonald, Darrell Hammond and Jim Gaffigan. Nevertheless, not everyone seems to be amused by Lowe’s comedic efficiency as Sanders. PETA condemned the actor by saying he “bought his soul.”
In a press release, Senior Vice President for PETA Dan Mathews stated, “Rob Lowe simply bought his soul to hawk the rotting carcasses of small, tortured birds. He’s misplaced all his animal-pleasant followers, who’re disgusted by KFC suppliers that pollute rivers and bays with tons of hen waste, break birds’ wings and legs, and even scald them to demise in defeathering tanks. Lowe ought to donate his payment to a hen sanctuary, ask the general public’s forgiveness, after which bail on this lame deal.”
As of but, no remark from Lowe.
KFC’s Zinger Hen Sandwich is obtainable now and can launch into area someday this June.
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