Similar to what Google Assistant has done, Amazon is now giving customers the option to replace Alexa’s default voice with that of a celebrity — and it’s starting off with Samuel L. Jackson. The company announced in September that this was coming, and as of today you can pay $0.99 and have Jackson respond to your Alexa requests for music, the weather forecast, and more. You can also ask questions that are specific to Jackson, including queries about his career, specific roles, or his interests outside Hollywood.
To enable this feature, you can say “Alexa, introduce me to Samuel L. Jackson” or visit amazon.com/AskSam to manually install the required Alexa skill.
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