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Gidget, 'Taco Bell' Chihuahua, Dies At 15

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Gidget, 'Taco Bell' Chihuahua, Dies At 15

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Gidget, 'Taco Bell' Chihuahua, Dies At 15

Gidget, 'Taco Bell' Chihuahua, Dies At 15

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Gidget the Chihuahua, famous for saying "Yo quiero Taco Bell" in commercials for the restaurant chain, died this week at 15. The doggy diva, who was retired at the time of her death, suffered a stroke and had to be put down.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer with sad news. Gidget, the Chihuahua famous for saying yo quiero Taco Bell in commercials for the restaurant chain died this week at 15. Gidget suffered a stroke and had to be put down. The doggie diva was retired at the time of her death. Some activists saw the Taco Bell mascot as a Mexican stereotype, but her popularity got her a role in the movie Legally Blonde 2.

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