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14 December 2008 @ 09:04 pm
Maddie Blaustein?  
Apparently some emails have circulated around claiming Maddie Blaustein, the former voice of Meowth, passed away earlier this week. I know for sure Joe from Serebii has gotten one.

I'm calling bullshit on this because it sounds like the "Veronica Taylor is Ash again" rumour that went around a few months ago.... but nobody can know for sure... has ANYONE heard ANYTHING about this?
colorfullexicon colorfullexicon on December 15th, 2008 02:14 am (UTC)
I haven't heard anything like that. I call BS too.
★☆ エリザベート ♕♬: Pokémon // growlithe | playful kasaii on December 15th, 2008 02:19 am (UTC)
God I hope not, she is so awesome. ;_; (Also voice of Growlithe, sobbb ♥)
The Spellweaver: Personal ♥ WoW Levia kanagosa on December 15th, 2008 02:23 am (UTC)
I call BS! My BS alarm is going off like crazy.
Angela sky_queen3 on December 15th, 2008 02:28 am (UTC)
Wiki says she's still alive... and when did these "Veronica Taylor is Ash again" rumours happen, I know nothing about them.
Nandosagi enigma_shadow1 on December 15th, 2008 02:33 am (UTC)
The rumours circulated prior to the airing of "Crossing Paths!" (the episode where Jessie releases Dustox) It was right after Sarah Natochenny had gotten in (real) trouble for posting explicit pictures of herself online and presumably fired, then people recieved emails that apparently were from Veronica saying she was back as Ash as of that episode, which was then incorrectly titled "Dustox in the Wind!" These emails were sent using a site called WillSelfDestruct.com in order to prevent forwarding.

I spoke to Veronica face to face at NYAF shortly thereafter and she was surprised when I told her of these events. She knew nothing about about them and was rightfully pretty disgusted.
Angela sky_queen3 on December 15th, 2008 02:35 am (UTC)
Interesting. I see.
INTERNETFRIEND: UI-164A: HITMONCHAN arremmmdee on December 15th, 2008 02:46 am (UTC)
If it was true her myspace account that shows up in a quick Google search would be full of 'RIP' and stuff. No such thing, so it's probably a lie.

What a messed up thing to lie about.
Nandosagi enigma_shadow1 on December 15th, 2008 03:33 am (UTC)
i know.

I wouldn't be surprised if it's the same person(s) who screwed up people with the Veronica thing.
Blackjack Gabbiani: ymca--by me blackjackrocket on December 15th, 2008 07:56 am (UTC)
I second that--she has an active MySpace page (at least it was active last time I checked) and so do a lot of the other 4Kids VAs. At least one of them would have said something.

I suppose someone could call 4Kids tomorrow and ask them directly, but it's probably needless.
mashi_is_insane on December 15th, 2008 03:05 am (UTC)
definite bullshit
Also, I had no idea she was transgendered~ that's awesome.
Angela: Save me sky_queen3 on December 15th, 2008 03:15 am (UTC)
Re: definite bullshit
Neither did I 'til I looked up wiki, it's interesting. :)
rah rah Raira rah.: Charizard <3 Weezer scarsofsunlight on December 15th, 2008 03:40 am (UTC)
Re: definite bullshit
Yeah, she said that she really connected with meowth because of it, if I remember correctly.
Angela: WGTT *hugs* sky_queen3 on December 15th, 2008 04:48 am (UTC)
Re: definite bullshit
Very interesting. :)
Blackjack Gabbiani: lugiaapproves!--by me blackjackrocket on December 15th, 2008 07:55 am (UTC)
Re: definite bullshit
Yeah, she said that recording "Go West Young Meowth" was what gave her the guts to come out, and that her coworkers were really supportive. And that's awesome.
Angela: WGTT fade sky_queen3 on December 15th, 2008 10:49 am (UTC)
Re: definite bullshit
Aww, I'm glad her co-workers were supportive for her. :)
evilraichu evil_raichu on December 16th, 2008 03:37 pm (UTC)
I've been looking all over the place and have found no confirmation of this. However, Joe of Serebii.net has gone ahead and posted this as an announcement/update or whatever. Maybe he knows something I don't.

Hopefully he would have enough sense to make sure this is 100% confirmed before he posted it on the webpage. This is serious shit.
Nandosagi: Broken Suigintou enigma_shadow1 on December 16th, 2008 05:12 pm (UTC)
He claims to have managed to comfirmed it from other sources... we shall see...
Denali Lobita: Pensive/Sad by Stasis growly on December 16th, 2008 05:17 pm (UTC)
I'm scared for her, I hope it isn't true.
evilraichu: disturbia evil_raichu on December 16th, 2008 06:20 pm (UTC)
I think he ought to name his so-called trusted sources, since this is a pretty worrisome and serious circumstance.
Denali Lobita growly on December 16th, 2008 06:22 pm (UTC)
I'm inclined to think it's a false rumor, since 48 is way too young to just pass in your sleep without being really sick prior.
evilraichu: what tracey evil_raichu on December 16th, 2008 09:46 pm (UTC)
That's what I thought, too. The only thing nagging at the back of my mind is that I wonder if "passing in her sleep" is related to something more serious, a la Heath Ledger.
INTERNETFRIEND: UI-168A: CHARMELEON arremmmdee on December 16th, 2008 06:46 pm (UTC)
I can't find it ANYWHERE else on the internets. I hate when he pulls his 'secret source' bullshit. If you found it tell us how or include a link, for God's sake.

But then he probably gets off to us having no choice but to take him at face value.
rose jail maiden: meowth bird nekusagi on December 16th, 2008 07:41 pm (UTC)

Make of it what you will... things really aren't looking too good, though.
evilraichu evil_raichu on December 16th, 2008 09:44 pm (UTC)
I keep trying to look at that but it says the server is too busy.

Have any other sources on the internet said anything about it? I've been searching all day.
evilraichu evil_raichu on December 16th, 2008 10:23 pm (UTC)
Edit: I see it now. This is disturbing. I still don't want to believe it, though.