How do you do, fellow kids? 

Steve Buscemi had some thoughts about the latest viral “deepfake” video that’s been floating around. You know the one: It’s Steve Buscemi’s face creepily pasted onto Jennifer Lawrence’s body. 

Speaking to Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night, a befuddled Buscemi deadpanned, “I’ve never looked better.” He added, “It makes me sad that somebody spent that much time on that.”

The evolution of deepfakes, using AI to create realistic videos of things that never actually happened, is a disturbing new trend. The Buscemi/Lawrence combo is one of the more light-hearted instances of a celebrity deepfake, since it’s purely for entertainment. But there’s a legitimate fear that these types of videos could be used for more nefarious purposes.  Read more…

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Stephen Colbert showed Steve Buscemi that Jennifer Lawrence deepfake video and he has mixed feelings was orginially posted by Marcus Gilmer

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