Pertinent Question: Is Grimace Black? - A Contemplation Prompted by the TV Show Pysch

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The Quirky Conversations of Psych: Is McDonald's Grimace Black?

I was watching Pysch on Demand tonight (whoo hoo exciting Saturday!) and Shawn and Gus were debating on the race of Grimace.

Grimace from McDonalds, as seen on Twitter
Grimace from McDonalds, as seen on Twitter

Gus insisted that Grimace was "a brother." Shawn said, "I'll give you Vin Diesel. But Grimace? No."
Later in the episode, Gus declared that Grimace's name was "Grimace T. Jackson" thus proving he is black.

So fricken funny. I LOVE that show.

Research: So, What IS Grimace???

I googled "grimace is black" and got to this site, which was hilarious. Even the comments were awesome:

Here's a Twitter thread, the the McDonald's company even weighed in on:

Wikipedia entry - thorough, though not necessarily factual

Every Young Child in the Presence of Grimace: OMFGGGG NOOOO

I believe Grimace is not of any earthly races. He is from outerspace, sent here to scare the living daylights out of small children at McDonald's Birthday Parties. Case in point: one birthday party, my brother was so terrified of Grimace, he held on to my mother's neck and squeezed to the point she almost choked. There's a meme for that