Scarlett Johansson vs. OpenAI

Scarlett Johansson vs. OpenAI

Hollywood stars: Scarlett Johansson at George and Amal Clooney's The Albies Awards last September. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

The representative says the company made one Amnesty International– A voice that is “eerily similar” to her own.

“When I heard the released demo, I was both shocked and angry that Altman chose to choose a voice that sounded so eerily similar to mine that neither my close friends nor the media could tell the difference,” the Hollywood star says in a statement. to American media.

Refers to Sam Altman. He is the president of OpenAI, a leading artificial intelligence company.

The company said Monday that it has chosen to temporarily remove one of the five voices people can choose to speak in their new voices Artificial intelligence model GPT 4o “sky” sound.

gpt4o It was launched last week, It is said to be an AI model with which you can actually have a conversation:

He rejects imitation

according to AP This came after some pointed out that it resembles Scarlett Johansson's voice.

OpenAI rejects this.

– Skye's voice is not Scarlett Johansson's, and was never intended to imitate her voice, her boss Sam Altman wrote in a statement to The Verge on Tuesday night.

Johansson, who provided the voice himself The artificial intelligence assistant in the movie “She” From 2013, she says OpenAI contacted her and asked permission to use her voice last September, but she refused.

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She says she sought legal help

The actress says she sought legal help when she heard the voice in the new AI model.

– We wrote letters to Altman and OpenAI, explaining what they did and asking them to explain how the “Sky” sound was created. As a result, OpenAI reluctantly agreed to remove the audio, the representative wrote in a statement Reproduced by NBC.

When OpenAI announced on Monday that it had withdrawn the vote on “Sky,” they said so We should look at how voices are selected in ChatGPT.

-We assigned the voice actor behind Skye's voice before calling Johansson. Out of respect, we've paused Sky audio in our products. “We apologize to Johansson for not communicating this better,” Altman says now.

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In the first version of this case, it was stated that Scarlett Johansson said that OpenAI contacted her in 2019. The correct number should be 2023. This was corrected on 21 May at 09.00.

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