So long to the M&M candy characters as the company just announced they are heading to "indefinite retirement effective immediately." 😢 Replacing them is SNL alum, Maya Rudolph.
"We have decided to take an indefinite pause from the spokescandies," M&M's Twitter statement reads. "In their place, we are proud to introduce a spokesperson America can agree on: the beloved Maya Rudolph. We are confident Ms. Rudolph will champion the power of fun to create a world where everyone feels they belong." Rudolph quickly confirmed the news with Today, calling her new gig a "fun pairing."
According to Yahoo! Entertainment, the "spokescandies" will still exist in other venues but Maya will be the brand's new spokesperson. They also said to watch M&Ms social media and MMS.com to check out the "spokescandies" new pursuits along with Maya's journey.