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Just in time for Election Day: the new Ken Bone emoji


The true winner of the 2016 election has gotta be Ken Bone, who went from just a guy asking a question during a debate to instant Internet celebrity.

Izod produced this quirky video starring Ken and his closet full of iconic red sweaters.

He launched a limited-edition line of T-shirts.

Ellen DeGeneres' team created his hilarious spoof video of him dancing with Hillary Clinton.

And now he's an emoji. Tweet #MyVote2016 and mini Ken will pop up in your tweet. Actor and director Clint Eastwood, a Donald Trump supporter, is among those entering the Bone Zone:

Bone, an adroitly self-aware Midwesterner who shot to fame on the power of a comfy outfit and trusty disposable camera, has used his sudden power for good. He hasn't declared an allegiance to any candidate, but simply encourages Americans to exercise their right to vote.

“I’m not a politician," he said in the video produced by Izod. "I’m just a guy with a positive message.”


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