David Alan Grier Jokes That He’s the First Black Colonel Sanders

Finger-lickin' maybe.
Finger-lickin' maybe.

Colonel Sanders has already gone through a formidable number of full-body makeovers in the past year, but according to comedian David Alan Grier, the KFC mascot is headed for his biggest change yet:

At this point, KFC has hired then fired Darrell Hammond, Norm Macdonald, and Jim Gaffigan as Sanders impersonators since last May, so it of course wasn’t implausible, but it all turned out to be a joke. After all, this is a man whose own Twitter bio maintains he’s a "liar, con man, teller of tall tales," and has a history of tweeting "Breaking News" that could almost pass as not being absolute BS: