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David Alan Grier & 4 More Odd Endorsements

On Thursday, “news” broke that David Alan Grier would be KFC’s first Black Colonel Sanders.

He tweeted the announcement Thursday, writing, “Breaking News: David Alan Grier has been cast as the first African American Colonel Sanders in the new KFC ad campaign. .”

While the comedian took to Twitter to collectively pull all of our legs once again, it got us to thinking about some of the most absurd endorsements that are actually legit.

If you think this would-be collaboration is odd, there are a few more celebrity endorsements that had us shaking our heads in shame. Here are four other ads that “creatives” could’ve just kept.

MARY J. BLIGE – BURGER KING

“I thought it was something that wouldn’t come out like that…I would never just bust out singing about chicken and chicken wings,” the songstress said during an interview with Angie Martinez. But that’s exactly what you did, sis…

SNOOP DOGG – BURGER KING

This fast food restaurant is full of awesome ideas, huh? The video might not have been intended for the masses, but that doesn’t make it any less deplorable.

NELLY – HONEY NUT CHEERIOS

The St. Louis rapper has scored some major endorsement deals throughout his career. Reebok, Got Milk and Ford Motor Company are just a few. And then he did this …Flag on the play, Nelly.

WHOOPI GOLDBERG -POISE

Remember that time The View co-host attempted to make light of her bladder issues? Yea, we’re trying to erase that from our memories, too. The epitome of TMI…