Walter Mercado is back, courtesy of AI. He can wish you ‘mucho, mucho amor’ — for a fee

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Miami Herald

Who doesn’t miss hearing Walter Mercado wish them “mucho, mucho amor” (much, much love)? The Puerto Rican astrologer, artist, dancer and media personality now returns as an avatar, thanks to artificial intelligence, to fill the void he left when he died on Nov. 2, 2019. Now his fans can receive personalized messages from Walter Mercado on the Cameo platform, which features his voice, his likeness, and his many ornate capes (he had over 1,000), which will change with the season. “My uncle Walter always made you feel, when you spoke to him, that at that moment you were the only person in the uni…

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