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Gilbert Gottfried Says Aflac Got Free Press From Firing Him as Duck - Bloomberg Business

Wed Mar 04 10:01:53 EST 2015 | Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- Gilbert Gottfried, the comedian who was ousted years ago from his role of making quacking sounds for Aflac Inc.’s duck mascot, said the insurer profited by replacing him. “They fired me, got loads of free publicity out of it and then hired a guy to imitate my voice for less money, thus bringing closure to a horrible tragedy,” Gottfried said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Pimm Fox scheduled to air at about 5:30 p.m. New York time Wednesday. Aflac severed ties with Gott..

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