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The Guy Who Plays The Sixers' New Mascot Hates Philly And The Sixers

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The garbage-ass Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new mascot earlier this month, perhaps hoping that a big fake dog named Franklin would distract fans from the historically bad product that the organization is putting on the floor every night. Unfortunately for the team, some internet sleuthing has revealed that the guy who plays Franklin can't stand the Sixers.

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Over the weekend, Twitter user @brianbrown25 noticed that Franklin's official Twitter account accidentally tweeted out a link to the personal Instagram page of the guy who plays him, an entertainer named Darnell Enrique. Brown then went looking through Enrique's personal Twitter account, and, well:

Illustration for article titled The Guy Who Plays The Sixers New Mascot Hates Philly And The Sixers
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Illustration for article titled The Guy Who Plays The Sixers New Mascot Hates Philly And The Sixers

This is actually perfect. If any team deserves a mascot who actively hates the organization that employs him, it's the Sixers.

[Crossing Broad]

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