Mars pauses using M&Ms ‘spokescandies,’ enlists Maya Rudolph


              FILE - Shown are M&M's in Glenside, Pa., Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Candy maker Mars is giving a makeover to its six M&M's characters as a way to promote inclusivity.  Mars says it’s pausing using its trademark M&M’s spokescandies and has enlisted actor and comedian Maya Rudolph to star in its marketing efforts. The news comes three weeks before M&Ms is set to return to the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, with an ad after sitting it out last year.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
            
              FILE - Maya Rudolph arrives at the premiere of "Loot" on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the DGA Theatre in Los Angeles.  Mars says it’s pausing using its trademark M&M’s spokescandies and has enlisted Rudolph to star in its marketing efforts. The news comes three weeks before M&Ms is set to return to the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, with an ad after sitting it out last year.  (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Mars pauses using M&Ms ‘spokescandies,’ enlists Maya Rudolph