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The Cheerios commercial that featured an interracial couple and their biracial child created a firestorm of criticism that neither the company execs nor the actors saw coming. The hateful and racist response on YouTube revealed that a number of bigots still hold deep contempt for interracial relationships.
In light of the backlash, Kenji (Homo Thugs) released a spoof of the commercial co-written by Mark Normand and Eddie Lombardi and featuring comedians Hollis Witherspoon, Joyelle Nicole Johnson and child actor Adriana Barnett. The parody addresses critics of the original commercial in a satirical way.
Check out the video below:
Cotillion Girls Comedy also created a parody in which they pretend to be Cheerios executives. Watch here:
Check out Deon Cole’s spoof:
What do you think of these Cheerios commercial spoofs?
Reprinted with permission from Clutch.