Why the Anthony Bourdain voice cloning creeps people out


              FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Anthony Bourdain attends the Governors Ball during night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Anthony Bourdain attends the Governors Ball during night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo, television personality Anthony Bourdain attends a special screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" at The Whitby Hotel in New York. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo, television personality Anthony Bourdain attends a special screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" at The Whitby Hotel in New York. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Monday, July 17, 2017, file photo, television personality Anthony Bourdain attends a special screening of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power" at The Whitby Hotel in New York. The revelation that a documentary filmmaker used voice-cloning software to make the late chef Bourdain say words he never spoke has drawn criticism amid ethical concerns about use of the powerful technology. The movie “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” appeared in cinemas Friday, July 16, 2021, and mostly features real footage of the beloved celebrity chef and globe-trotting television host before he died in 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)