Village People Saddened By YMCA's Name Change to Just "Y"

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We've all heard the song "YMCA" at some kind of dance or party, but now that the YMCA dropped the MCA it's not the same. The Village People, responsible for bringing the famed song into existence are not too happy... 000_000_624_ymca

We've all heard the song "YMCA" at some kind of dance or party, but now that the YMCA dropped the MCA it's not the same. The Village People, responsible for bringing the famed song into existence are not too happy with the change either.

"We are deeply dismayed by today's announcement from the YMCA that they feel a name change and a rebranding are in order after 166 years," the Village People said in a statement. "Some things remain iconic and while we admire the organization for the work they do, we still can't help but wonder Y."

Hah! That last "Y" was pretty clever.

The change was made because YMCA was generally known as "the Y" anyway. Kate Coleman, the organization's senior vice president and chief marketing officer says the change is "a way of being warmer, more genuine, more welcoming, when you call yourself what everyone else calls you."

What do you think of the name change?

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