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Aflac Duck In Japan

Gilbert Gottfried was fired as the voice of the Aflac duck after his string of ill-advised joke about Japan following the earthquake and tsunami. Apparently Mr. Gottfried was unaware of how beloved the Aflac duck is in Japan.

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