Candidate Apologizes For Using Fake Morgan Freeman Voice in Ad - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Candidate Apologizes For Using Fake Morgan Freeman Voice in Ad

WALL STREET JOURNAL - Actor Morgan Freeman is the voice of the CBS Evening News and has narrated such documentaries as "March of the Penguins." But the actor, as confirmed in a statement released earlier today on the eve of the mid-term elections, did not narrate a political advertisement for B.J. Lawson, the Republican congressional candidate from North Carolina.

In a statement released by his publicist, Freeman denies ever narrating any campaign ads for Lawson's run for Congress, noting: "These people are lying. I have never recorded any campaign ads for B.J. Lawson and I do not support his candidacy. And, no one who represents me ever has ever authorized the use of my name, voice or any other likeness in support of Mr. Lawson or his candidacy."

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