Nintendo’s “Super” Mario is no longer working in the trades, and that’s got Steve Doocy throwing fireballs.
According to an update the video game and console manufacturer made to the character’s Japanese-language profile, Mario isn’t a plumber anymore, something Jillian Mele brought to the “Fox & Friends” table on Tuesday.
“According to his new Nintendo profile, Mario worked as a plumber, quote, ‘a long time ago,'” she said. “He now focuses on sports and racing.”
Fans want to flush that idea down the pipes — and so does Doocy.
“Why would they make the — is it a political [move]?” he asked. “Is it a PC thing that they’ve decided?”
Watch the “Fox & Friends” video here:
Fox's Steve Doocy wonders if Nintendo is being "PC" because it says Mario isn't a plumber anymore. pic.twitter.com/BJ9ygXdkhP
— Alex Kaplan (@AlKapDC) September 5, 2017