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    Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 1:52pm

Taco Bell Chihuahua Dies at 15





Gidget, the famed Chihuahua who appeared in Taco Bell ads, died Tuesday at the age of 15.

Karen McElhatton, Gidget's owner, tells Usmagazine.com the dog was with her trainer, Sue Chipperton, watching television when she began making "strange noises" and suffered a stroke.

Before the dog's death, "She had a good day and was running around as normal," McElhatton tells Usmagazine.com. "We're happy that she was very well off right until the end."



Gidget -- whose "Yo Quiero Taco Bell" spots debuted in September 1997 -- also had a cameo in Legally Blonde 2, in addition to appearing in other TV spots.

We enjoyed working with Gidget, and she will be missed by many," a Taco Bell spokesperson tells Us in a statement. "Our deepest sympathies go out to her owners and fans."

The dog had an exceptionally happy life, her owner says.

"She lived like a queen," McElhatton tells Us. "She had a great life. We're very sad. She's a wonderful little dog."
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 1:54pm
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:00pm
Thats sad i always loved the taco bell comercials with her in themCry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:14pm
the dog was a girl?  i had no idea.  still sad though, i always loved those commercials.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:17pm
Viva Gidget !


I have the stuffed talking versions of her some where.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:19pm
I got 3 to 1 that dog ends up in a taco
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:26pm
Shaka, i'll take that bet.
 
I guarentee you steff's already ate part of his leg....she aint educated enough to make a taco.
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:29pm
Damn, forgot about the Steff factor!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:37pm
Originally posted by lineears

Shaka, i'll take that bet.
 
I guarentee you steff's already ate part of his leg....she aint educated enough to make a taco.
 
 

i make tacos all the time! 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:38pm
Originally posted by ste_funny

Originally posted by lineears

Shaka, i'll take that bet.
 
I guarentee you steff's already ate part of his leg....she aint educated enough to make a taco.
 
 

i make tacos all the time! 


dog tacos?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:53pm
Originally posted by hana24

Originally posted by ste_funny

Originally posted by lineears

Shaka, i'll take that bet.
 
I guarentee you steff's already ate part of his leg....she aint educated enough to make a taco.
 
 

i make tacos all the time! 


dog tacos?

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So is the dog in a taco yet or what Steff?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 2:57pm
well, i haven't had any tacos lately, so no.  but jeff had a taco yesterday, so maybe he had some.  i guess my dog eatting ways have spread.
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We should all raise our 89 cent burrito in memory of the little guy
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So many famous objects are dying...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 3:29pm
I am glad I got chicken today at taco bell.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 3:41pm
poor guy, what a great life he must have had.
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Yo Quiero dead chihuahua!




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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 4:41pm
Awwwh, poor dog! Atleast it was sudden and it hadn't been suffering for a long time or anything.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 4:44pm
Originally posted by shakazulu12

I got 3 to 1 that dog ends up in a taco


lol beat me to it..
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 4:48pm
I saw this on CNN and instantly remembered just how amazing American media is.

Amazing = sad and depressing.

I would much rather hear about how the troop withdrawal is going in Iraq. Or do a special on a US soldier who has been recently killed.

But for the sake of staying on topic, this dog, although small, was cool.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 4:58pm
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Viva Gidget !


I have the stuffed talking versions of her some where.
I think mine is back in TN.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 6:27pm
wow. 23 posts for the taco bell dog... I'm a little moved

just a little
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 7:27pm
there should be more posts! this dog is an icon... byebye Gidget
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/22/2009 at 7:47pm
I wonder what she was watching on TV that made her stroke out???
 
A beverly Hills Chihuaha comercial...............or maybe a geico comercial with that creepy little lizard.
 
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You will be missed.
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Gidget did not age gracefully.
 
 
 
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/23/2009 at 8:13am
That dog dying reminds of the south park with Paris Hilton where she tries to buy butters because all of her dogs keep killing themselves
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Originally posted by giftedhands67

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I got 3 to 1 that dog ends up in a taco


lol beat me to it..
 
RIP Gidget
Even his enemy’s list him as there emergency contact.

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Dude is that dog above even alive ????  What the hell is that thing???  Talk about pet cemetary!!!!
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I'll eat six Nacho Cheese Chicken Chalupas in honor of her passing. R.I.P.Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/24/2009 at 5:44am
when I hear Taco Bell, I think rats........yuck
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/24/2009 at 6:30am
dang that sucks...is that why taco bell gave free cheesy potato and bacon burritos on wednesday maybe
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damn thats sad i love them
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i just had taco bell yesterday in honor of her
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul/28/2009 at 3:25pm
might want to hold off... you dont know where they get that meat Wink
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