New Orleans Pelicans Unveil Their New Mascot
The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled their new mascot Wednesday night during the revamped franchise's first home game.
Presenting, Pierre the Pelican.
Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican! pic.twitter.com/CieVTs3sMt
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2013
Pierre's introduction sparked an instant uproar on social media.
Pierre the Pelican #nightmarefuel
— Bleeding Ulcer (@MetalDocMD) October 31, 2013
Pierre the Pelican was originally a Japanese horror movie.
— Randy (@RandyGDUB) October 31, 2013
— Jennifer Belisle (@BeeJenni) October 31, 2013
Thousands of New Orleanians now scrambling to put together Pierre the Pelican costumes.
— James P. Karst (@jameskarst) October 31, 2013
If you say Pierre Pelican's name three times he'll show up and kill your whole family.
— James Cullen (@AccidentalCajun) October 31, 2013
— WWL-TV Sports (@wwltvsports) October 31, 2013
— Nawlins Brand (@NawlinsBrand) October 31, 2013
— Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) October 31, 2013
wait did Sebelius mention a mascot? pic.twitter.com/pxxUuI7ajI
— darthpotatoween™ (@darth) October 31, 2013
You made me do this, Pelicans. NightmaroPeli: http://t.co/lO9Ncw0XSx
— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) October 31, 2013
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