Posted by: AshKetchum on 16 Dec 2008 23:46:34 (No. 949)
Sorry if this isn't the right place to announce, but serebii.net has confirmed that the original voice actor for Meowth has passed on. A sad day. RIP Maddie, a.k.a. the Meowth.
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Posted by: Sunain on 17 Dec 2008 02:11:26 (No. 950)
Rumours have been circulating around the Internet for the past day or so that voice actor Maddie Blaustein, most commonly known to Pokémon fans as the voice of Meowth for 8 seasons, had died. 4Kids posted a news article confirming the news reported by Serebii.net.

"It is with great sadness that we note the passing of our friend and colleague Maddie Blaustein. Maddie was a voice actress for hit shows such as Pokémon, Chaotic: M’arrillian Invasion, Dinosaur King, and Sonic X. She was a wonderful actress, friend and inspiration. Her talent, friendship and laughter will be missed by all.

In Loving Memory Of
Maddie Blaustein
1960-2008"