One week ago Aflac fired Gilbert Gottfried from his job as the Aflac Duck mascot the company is in search of new talent. Gottfried, who has voiced the duck since it was introduced in 2010 was fired after the comedian made numerous Japan Earthquake jokes via Twitter.
While speculation first floated around that another celebrity would take over the role, Aflac has decided instead to open up auditions to the general public. According to Aflac Chief Marketing Officer Michael Zuna, the company will accept 30-second audio and video files and then pick the beck Aflac duck squawk impression.
Just be aware, the company want’s “interpretations” of the Aflac duck squawk and not necessarily a dead on