So here's an engineer quitting her job in a Super Bowl ad
GoDaddy's promised live quitter is machine engineer Gwen Dean. She has set up a puppet business.
Monday will, no doubt, be full of interviews with Gwen Dean's boss, Ted.
Or, rather, her former boss.
It was Dean, a machine engineer, who turned out to be GoDaddy's promised quitter.
So there she was during the second half of a flaccid game, trying to perk it up with John Turturro at her side.
She stared into the camera and said: "Hi, Ted. I quit."
Clearly, she'd rehearsed for some time. One of her hands was covered by a puppet, who joined in her message, the finale of which was "Ciao, baby."
The business she has created is PuppetsByGwen.com. On that site, she reveals that she has "manufactured a whopping 65 million gallons of chilled water over my 18-year career operating large tonnage refrigeration machinery."
Please forgive my marginal skepticism, but I cannot believe that Ted didn't know.
If she'd worked at his company for 18 years, someone must have known things were amiss. People talk.
I wonder if he's already chosen her replacement.