22 July, 2009

R.I.P. Little Taco Bell Chihuahua

Former Taco Bell spokespooch Gidget has died following a stroke on Tuesday, according to a news item on PeoplePets.com. She became famous during the Yo Quiero Taco Bell ad campaign, where she appeared in commercials with an overdubbed male voice.

She was 15 years old, a good solid advanced age for a dog, and those ads used to crack me up. For years, my own dog had a little plushy Taco Bell Chihuahua that would say, "¡Yo quiero Taco Bell!" when it was squeezed. He'd chomp down on it to hear the noise.

Adios, Gidget.

1 comment:

lucinda said...

i liked the dog more than the food LOL!!