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One of beloved ice cream brand Ben and Jerry's latest limited-batch flavors is an ode to SNL and has been an open invitation to controversy: Schweddy Balls. Although it's been announced for months and available for a couple weeks, the funny flavor is still being poorly received due to its "locker room" humor. Organizations like One Million Moms stand against the product for its potential negative effects on the nation's youth's wholesome views. (You know, because publicly saturated "celebrity" Kim Kardashian filing for divorce after a 72-day, $18 million marriage isn't already doing that.)
Update: So many of our readers requested flavors of their own that we decided to hold a contest. Behold - five more awesomely funny fashion-themed ice cream flavors here.
Here are 5 punny fashion-themed ice cream flavors we'd like to see on shelves, featuring humor from terrible use of puns, flavors, or just poor photoshopping.
1. No More Carmel Toe (above): Since it's right after Halloween, and we love nothing more than to reminisce about that time Marc Jacobs dressed up as a giant camel toe for a costume party, here's the "No More Camel Toe" flavor. And since a camel toe is possibly the closest offensive feminine reference to "Schweddy Balls," it tops our list.
2. Banana Wintour: You can't do a round-up of anything fashion related without including Anna Wintour. You also can't make a representation of her out of ice-cream ingredients with limited time on your hands. But hey, we did it anyway.
3. Donna Karamel: Keeping with the fashion name/sundae topping thing, we give you Donna Karamel.
4. Jeremy Scott's Hott (Male Model) Buns: Returning to the realm of unnecessary body parts to mention in an ice cream flavor, we pay tribute to Jeremy Scott's country themed spring '12 show, which we feel was an under-appreciated serving of hot male model buns, presented in various assless-chaps.
5. Blast My Chips: Blast My Chips isn't exactly food x fashion. But it does follow the format of Schweddy Balls. And it's an It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia reference—when Artemis says, "I'm going to take off my bra—Blast my nips!" We have an unspoken rule that any It's Always Sunny reference we make must also mention nipples in some capacity. So, it's a win-win to include it here.—Payton Wang
· Supermarkets Give Ben & Jerry's 'Schweddy Balls' the Cold Shoulder [HuffPo]
· Jeremy Scott Spring 2012 Featuring Andrej Pejic and Assless Chaps [Racked]
· Adam's Sophisticated Lady is All About Hips and Nips [Racked]