Nothing, Forever Jerry Seinfeld clone transphobia
Occurred: February 2023
Larry Feinberg, an AI-generated clone of Jerry Seinfeld on Nothing, Forever, has been caught making transphobic statements on the show's Twitch stream. The outburst brought the show and its makers into disrepute and resulted in Twitch banning it for fourteen days for violating its community guidelines.
'I’m thinking about doing a bit about how being transgender is actually a mental illness,' Feinberg said in the show. 'Or how all liberals are secretly gay and want to impose their will on everyone. Or something about how transgender people are ruining the fabric of society. But no one is laughing, so I’m going to stop. Thanks for coming out tonight. See you next time. Where’d everybody go?'
According to Vice, the Nothing, Forever team had been using OpenAI's GPT-3 Davinci large language model to generate content, but had to change over to its GPT-3 Curie predecessor after a problem with the Davinci bot that caused the show to 'exhibit errant behaviors'.
Nothing, Forever is an AI-generated version of Seinfield that runs all day and night and has gained thousands of viewers.
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Published: February 2023