John Legend Will Be Considered one of Google Assistant’s 6 New Voices


We have all seen that Alexa advert: Having lost her voice, Amazon’s digital assistant requires some last-minute substitution from the vocal stylings of Gordon Ramsay, Cardi B, Insurgent Wilson, and Sir Anthony Hopkins — to hilarious outcomes. Properly, on Tuesday, John Legend and Google teamed as much as make what in all probability began off as an prolonged joke a actuality. On the annual Google I/O convention, The Next Web reported, Google CEO Sundar Pichai introduced that Google Assistant can be getting six new voices, considered one of whom will likely be Mr. Chrissy Teigen.

In accordance with The Subsequent Internet, Sundar mentioned that the John Legend–voiced Google Assistant will not be capable of reply to each single inquiry, however he’ll be capable of cowl the fundamentals like, say, the climate. “John Legend. He would probably tell you he don’t want to brag, but he’ll be the best assistant you ever had,” John said in a video displaying him recording a few of the prompts you possibly can hear his voice for.

Chrissy took to Twitter shortly after the announcement to share her ideas on the gig. “I don’t even need human John anymore,” she joked.

This is not the one quirky aspect job the singer/songwriter has taken on not too long ago. Simply final week, John obtained a Tony nomination for a track he wrote for the SpongeBob SquarePants musical. This prompted Chrissy to specific herself by way of her favourite medium, Twitter. “John got nominated for a Tony this morning for a song he apparently wrote for Spongebob Squarepants,” she tweeted. “Why does he not tell me when he writes Spongebob songs?? What else is he lying about?? Are there other songs out there??” And, a pair days earlier than, he and Charlamagne tha God briefly acted as historical past tutors to Kanye West, texting him to clear up some misconceptions concerning the Civil Conflict and the Civil Rights Act. So, we will not assist however surprise, what is going to John do subsequent?

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