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‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

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It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

George Hamilton is the ‘Extra Crispy Colonel’; Why KFC Keeps Switching the Actors

George Hamilton
George Hamilton (Inquisitr/Getty Images)
It is ironic that Kentucky Fried Chicken, aka KFC, has chosen George Hamilton to portray the latest version of the company’s founder, Colonel Harland David Sanders. The commercial is aimed to those who are unaware of who the real Colonel Sanders was, but many of them won’t know who Hamilton is either or why he is perfect to play the “Extra Crispy Colonel.”
 

Kevin Hochman, KFC’s chief marketing officer, says that George was chosen for the new commercials to let people know that the restaurant has the “extra crispy” as second choice, but what younger people won’t understand is that Hollywood has teased Hamilton because of his very dark tanned skin for many years. “Extra Crispy Chicken is fried to a golden brown. George Hamilton isn’t fried to a golden brown, but he is tanned to a golden brown,” says Hochman.



Related: Will the Real Colonel Sanders Please Stand Up?
 

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