Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat… She’s Really A…

3 years ago by in Entertainment

Who doesn’t know who Hello Kitty is?

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Hold onto something real quick because what you’re about to hear is very shocking!

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HELLO KITTY IS NOT A CAT! SHE’S ACTUALLY A HUMAN BEING! Whew, caps off now.

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Christine R. Yano is an anthropologist at the University of Hawaii. She’s curating a Hello Kitty exhibit that is located at the Japanese American National Museum in LA.

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Sanrio proofread Yano’s texts for the exhibit and corrected her when she described Hello Kitty as a cat.

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As quoted, “I was corrected – very firmly,” she told the Los Angeles Times. “That’s one correction Sanrio made for my script for the show. Hello Kitty is not a cat. She’s a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She’s never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it’s called Charmmy Kitty.”

 

So, Hello Kitty is a human British girl named Kitty White and she has her own backstory.

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So, get this… Kitty White is a twin and a perpetual third-grader. As quoted from Times: “She is a Scorpio. She loves apple pie. And she is the daughter of George and Mary White.” Um… HUWAT?

 

Still. Can’t. Get. Over. It.

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