Sorry, but Alexa can no longer talk like Samuel L Jackson

Amazon is discontinuing celebrity voices for Alexa — a feature you may or may not have known about. The three Alexa voices — Samuel L. Jackson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Melissa McCarthy — are no longer available for purchase.
The Verge was the first to report the news.
Launched in 2019, the celebrity voices use Amazon’s neural text-to-speech model, which uses machine learning and is meant to sound more lifelike. Instead of relying on prerecorded responses, the model generates voices with fun personalities.
“After three years, we’re winding down celebrity voices,” an Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch. “Customers will be able to continue …