Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

May 23, 2009 -

Following up on yesterday's report that Blindlight, a Hollywood firm which recruits voice actors for video game projects, had approached Bill Clinton for the role of the president in Fallout 3, Chris Morris of Variety contacted F3 publisher Bethesda, which seemed non-plussed by the news.

Pete Hines, VP of PR for Bethesda, told Morris:

Before they would pitch us on someone like Clinton, they may first go ask if he would do something like that. In no way, shape or form, did we say is President Clinton is who we want for this role or [tell Blindlight to] go chase him.


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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

While Malcolm McDowell did an exelent job.  It would have also been cool to here Clinton's voice in that part. 

Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

But isn't he doing some voice work for the next Leisure Suit Larry game?

Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

"I did not have nukular relations with that city."

Yes, "nukular" is a stretch and I don't think he pronounces it that way (unlike his successor).  But it fits the line better this way.

Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

In no way, shape or form, did we say is President Clinton is who we want for this role or [tell Blindlight to] go chase him.

 

....and why the Hell not?

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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

Because his voice is really annoying?

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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

All the better when he sexually harasses you in-game if you chose to be a woman.

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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

Except for the fun fact that it was proven that said relations were consenual? Even she admitted it.

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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

Way to take the fun out of Bill Clinton, regardless if true or not...

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Re: Bethesda: We Didn't Seek Bill Clinton For Fallout 3

Mmmm when you rush on hot news you can be wrong as much as you are right...

 


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