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Please settle an argument. Is that the real Kenny Rogers singing The Gambler in the Geico Insurance Ad? One of us says yes, the reason he doesn't look the same is years of plastic surgery. The other says no, the voice doesn't even sound good.

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Yes, it is he....
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That's Kenny. I think his face is looking better...somewhat.
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Yes, it's Kenny. I wish he could go back to the old Kenny. All that awful plastic surgery ruined his good looks IMO.

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Yes, it is him. When I first heard the commercial (I wasn't actually watching it), I heard him sing and thought, "Oh my, that's a bad imitation of Kenny Rogers"!!! Then, I looked up and instantly recognized his face. He's got such a unique look after all the work he's had done. I just think his voice is getting worse with age (it happens).

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It's him - his voice is slipping. I have a CD where he sings Lady in a duet with Lionel Richie and he can not reach the high notes anymore.

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It's him. Cute commercial. It looks like he had his botched eye job fixed. He looks better.

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I first heard it today....I have always liked that song....I wasn't sure it was him only because he looked better then the last time I saw a picture of him....but the voice sounded the same...

I am glad someone posted this question....

I love the Geico commercials they usually are funny and very different...(I didn't like the ape men, though)

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He looks better but sounds worse.

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On 7/5/2014 happy housewife said:

It's him - his voice is slipping. I have a CD where he sings Lady in a duet with Lionel Richie and he can not reach the high notes anymore.

I saw him not even a year ago in concert and his voice was still great. He looked like heck, but he can still sing.