Friday, July 29, 2011

Morgan Freeman is a Madman!, mad man.

A big controversey in the advertising, political and voiceover worlds this week involves political "attack ads" featuring a Morgan Freeman sound-alike.
Take a watch & listen:

Another ad is highlighted in this TMZ report:

Even though my politics likely differ, I think Morgan Freeman has a right to be mad.
Impersonators are generally protected if a work is satirical (think Saturday Night Live, etc) but these ads are clearly not satirical.
But at what point is a person's voice not their own?

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