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Wilford Brimley, Face of Quaker Oats & Diabetes Campaigns, Dead at 85

Exclusive Wilford Brimley — an iconic actor who was the face of Quaker Oats for years, as well as a spokesperson for diabetes education — has died … a rep tells TMZ. We’re told Brimley passed away Saturday morning at his home in Utah. Sources with direct knowledge of Wilford’s health tell us he was […]

Aunt Jemima Syrup Retired, Quaker Oats Admits She’s Based on Racial Stereotype

Breaking News Aunt Jemima syrup is no more — ’cause the parent company is retiring the image and name after more than a century, while publicly copping to the fact she’s a giant stereotype. The Quaker Oats Company made the announcement Tuesday, saying they were doing away with Auntie. The company explains, “As we work […]

Quaker Oats to Remove Name And Image Of ‘Aunt Jemima’ Following Backlash

Aunt Jemima trended online on Tuesday after a Twitter user posted a thread about the history of the woman behind the brand — alleging that the company screwed the real Aunt Jemima and her family out of billions of dollars. The image is of a former slave, Nancy Green, who worked for the company. The […]