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Who Will Be New Voice of Aflac Duck?

Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 1:45 PM ET
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Who will be the new voice of the Aflac duck? We’ve got some inside information.

In a live interview with Aflac CEO Daniel Amos, we’re hearing the company is almost ready to make its decision - with the announcement just days away.

”We’ve narrowed it down to about 8 people and we will finalize it on Monday,” says Amos.

As you may know the company launched a world wide competition for the duck’s new voice after parting ways with comedian Gilbert Gottfried.

And whoever wins the competition, will be a little bit like the next American Idol. That is, they will have beaten out a lot of rivals. ”We had a whole lot of people apply for it, 12,500 people applied for it.”

And from the sound of things, Amos is considering a wide range of people.

"I have listenedd to many duck sounds," he says. "Everybody from friend's children to friends of my Dad who are 80 years old and want to participate."

What else did Amos tells us? Check out our entire conversation. Watch the video right now!





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