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Twitter Users Can't Help But Dish About Mr. Potato Head's Name Change

David Moye
·Reporter, HuffPost
·2-min read

Hasbro’s decision to drop the Mr. from Mr. Potato Head inspired a lot of food for thought on Twitter.

Media reports Wednesday said that the popular tuber toy would now be gender-neutral and called just “Potato Head.”

The company later clarified that the Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head characters will still exist, names and all, but the branding on the box will say “Potato Head.”

Still, before the clarification, some Twitter users hilariously imagined how people ― particularly certain Fox News personalities ― might overreact to the news.

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Others pondered the idea of a potato having a gender in the first place.

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But as many Twitter users joked about potatoes and the inevitable right-wing backlash to a toy’s name change, one man had a more cynical take.

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.