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    Getty Wilford Brimley Wilford Brimley became an icon to a younger generation in the 1980s with his commercials for Liberty Medical, earning him the affectionate nickname of “the diabeetus man.” Watch the classic Brimley diabetes commercial here or later in this post. Brimley died Saturday, August 1, 2020 at age 85. He...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included “Cocoon,” “The Natural” and “The Firm,” has died. He was 85. Brimley’s manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning...
    Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to an indelible character actor who brought gruff charm, and sometimes menace, to a range of films that included "Cocoon," "The Natural" and "The Firm," has died. He was 85. Brimley's manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning in a Utah hospital....
    Getty Wilford Brimley Wilford Brimley grew to become an icon to a youthful era within the 1980s together with his commercials for Liberty Medical, incomes him the affectionate nickname of “the diabeetus man.” Watch the basic Brimley diabetes industrial right here or later on this submit. Brimley...
    (CNN)Wilford Brimley, the mustachioed actor who appeared on the big screen, television shows and Quaker Oats commercials, has died. He was 85.Brimley died Saturday while hospitalized in St. George, Utah, his manager Lynda Bensky told CNN. He'd been at the ICU, where he was getting treatment for medical problems and was on dialysis. "Wilford Brimley...
    Wilford Brimley is dead. According to TMZ, the beloved actor and face of Quaker Oats died at the age of 85 after being in the ICU for several days on dialysis.
    Wilford Brimley, the longtime character actor who appeared in such hit films as Cocoon, The Firm, The Natural and The China Syndrome but is best known as the pitch man for Quaker Oats food products, has died. He was 85. Brimley passed away at his home in his native Utah, TMZ reported. The news site...
    The great-great-grandson of Anna Short Harrington, who is claimed to have inspired Aunt Jemima, says he wants reparations because the actress's likeness was used by Quaker Oats without his family being properly compensated.  Earlier this month, Quaker Oats acknowledged that Aunt Jemima's origins were based on a racial stereotype of a 'mammy' and announced that...
    The family of a woman who once portrayed Aunt Jemima once sought $2 billion in compensation from Quakers Oats, according to a new report. Larnell Evans Jr. — the great-great-grandson of Anna Short Harrington — and his nephew Dannez Hunter sued Quaker Oats’ owner PepsiCo in 2014, alleging Harrington’s likeness was improperly used as its...
    Earlier this month, when Quaker Oats announced that Aunt Jemima would get a new name and logo, a 47-year-old truck driver named Larnell Evans, Jr. received the news with some ambivalence. Evans is the great-great-grandson of Anna Short Harrington, one of several actresses who played Aunt Jemima at fairs and in advertisements throughout the early...
    Quaker Oats announced Wednesday the immediate rebranding of its Aunt Jemima breakfast line, claiming the company name and logo perpetuate "racial stereotypes." The move came in response to a renewed national discussion about the far-reaching impacts of racism. "Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype," the company said. Now, the great-grandson of...
    Earlier this week, Quaker Oats announced that they will be rebranding and removing the name and imagery of their Aunt Jemima brand goods as to apparently not perpetuate “racial stereotypes.” “We recognize Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racial stereotype,” said a statement from Kristin Kroepfl, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Quaker Foods North...
    Getty/Getty The face of Aunt Jemima has long-been the subject of controversy. Quaker Oats, a company that has been owned by PepsiCo since 2001, announced June 17 that it was going to retire its character, “Aunt Jemima,” due to it being a “racial stereotype” according to Quaker Foods North America spokeswoman Kristin Kroepfl....
    The satirical newspaper The Onion appears to have been onto something as the outlet tweeted about the removal of breakfast food mascot Aunt Jemima hours before it was announced that she will be removed from products. Amid the cultural shift following the death of George Floyd, Aunt Jemima is the latest longtime icon to be canceled due...
    Quaker Oats announced on Wednesday that it is going to rename and rebrand its pancake brand, Aunt Jemima, amid growing backlash online because the name was based on a “racial stereotype.” “The brand, founded in 1889, is built on images of a black female character that have often been criticized as offensive,” The New York...
    Pepsico is changing the name and images associated with its Aunt Jemima brand, acknowledging its racist origins.The parent company of Quaker Oats announced Friday that the brand will get new branding and new packaging before the end of 2020.The 131-year-old breakfast brand, which first appeared in 1889, perpetuates the "mammy" racial caricature of African American...