Uproar After Wendy’s Saucy Twitter Account Uses Controversial ‘Pepe the Frog’ Pic
Pepe has been around for awhile, but most people learned about it for the first time because a bunch of “alt-right” white supremacists and anti-Semites started tweeting it. Many people have therefore come to associate Pepe with vile racists and Holocaust deniers. Whether or not this is totally fair to Pepe is a matter of some debate.
If the individual operating the Wendy’s account wasn’t previously aware of the controversy surrounding the Pepe the Frog meme, he or she certainly is now.
On Wednesday, some Twitter user called @MrRespek asked the Wendy’s Twitter account if it “got any memes?” The Wendy’s account responded by posting a photo of Pepe the Frog with light skin and red pigtails, like the Wendy’s girl. Perhaps they thought this was an “epic troll.” – READ MORE