In October, KFC’s Twitter account followed 11 people — six Herbs (including including Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson) and five former Spice Girls.

That hasn’t changed.

But the face of Col. Sanders has, and it’s sparked a finger lickin’ food fight.

The 66-year-old fast-food chain has cooked up a promotion for its Smoky Mountain BBQ flavor by drafting its first female Harland Sanders — country singer Reba McEntire, 62.

“The company unveiled a commercial Thursday which poked fun at that fact, having McEntire sing lyrics asking the audience to ignore the Colonel’s resemblance to a famous country singer and stating that he is ‘definitely not a woman,'” said CNN.

Fast Company noted that in 2015, KFC launched a campaign with “Saturday Night Live” alum Darrell Hammond donning the signature white suit, glasses, and bowtie.

“Since then, Norm Macdonald, Jim Gaffigan, Rob Lowe, Ray Liotta, and more have assumed Sanders’s identity in what has proved to be a savvy marketing move for KFC. As chief concept officer Kevin Hochman explained in 2016: ‘The plan was always to rotate colonels. We always thought of it like James Bond. The actor that dons the white suit brings something of his own to the actual character.’”

McEntire said: “I grew up with Kentucky Fried Chicken. It’s part of my story, and I’m so excited to now be part of theirs. I’ve held a lot of roles in my life — sort of like the Colonel himself — but this is certainly the most unique one yet.”

Here’s the spicy debate:

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