A&W Root Beer puts pants on ‘polarizing' mascot bear Rooty after M&Ms 'pauses' spokescandies

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Rooty the Great Root Bear, the mascot of A&W Restaurants for 60 years, will hence forth be wearing denim jeans.
In a Twitter post, the company suggested that Rooty’s lack of pants was "polarizing."
"America, let’s talk. Since 1963, Rooty the Great Root Bear has been our beloved spokesbear. We knew people would notice because he’s literally a 6-foot tall bear wearing an orange…

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