K-F-C has picked singer Reba McEntire to play Colonel Sanders,
the first female celebrity in the role.
In commercials starting next week, McEntire dons the Colonel’s
famous white suit and black tie, but with a twist.
McEntire’s outfit has fringe on the back, and a glittery shine.
McEntire sings on stage as the Colonel, with a white wig and white
A rotating cast of famous names have portrayed the Colonel since
2015, but McEntire is the first female celebrity to do it, and the
first musician. (The Associated Press)