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  • OpenAI has temporarily paused a voice option, “Sky,” on ChatGPT after users compared it to actress Scarlett Johansson’s voice.
  • The company clarified that Sky was not intended to mimic anyone and was actually the voice of a professional voice actress.

OpenAI, the company behind the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT, has decided to temporarily remove one of its voices, known as “Sky,” following comparisons to actress Scarlett Johansson. The decision comes after some users noted similarities between Sky and Johansson’s voice, particularly her role as an AI assistant in the movie “Her.”

OpenAI clarified that Sky is not intended to imitate any specific celebrity and is actually the voice of a professional actress. The company emphasized its commitment to protecting the privacy of its voice actors and, therefore, would not disclose their identities.