Fox's Steve Doocy: “Is it a [political correctness] thing” that Nintendo’s Mario character is no longer a plumber?

Fox's Steve Doocy: “Is it a [political correctness] thing” that Nintendo’s Mario character is no longer a plumber?

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From the September 5 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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JILLIAN MELE: And this is going to blow your mind. It did for me. Iconic video game character, Mario, guess what? He's no longer a plumber. According to his new Nintendo profile, Mario worked as a plumber, quote, "a long time ago." He now focuses on sports and racing. Fans on Twitter not taking this news well at all, like you, Brian.

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STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Why would they make the -- is it a political --

MELE: The music, yes.

DOOCY: Is it a PC thing that they've decided or just the fact that he never did?

BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Right.

Related:

New York Daily News: Mario isn’t a plumber anymore

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