FLO THE PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE GIRL HAS MADE IT BIGTIME

It’s official: Flo, the Progressive Insurance girl, has become a celebrity. Stephanie Courtney, the actress who plays Flo in the commercials, will be gratified to hear that she has a “lookalike” who’s created a stir in front of Mann’s Chinese theater on Hollywood Blvd. The Flo double is the latest addition to the army of lookalikes – from Marilyn Monroe to Batman – who charge tourists $5 for a photo together. Flo, with her familiar headband and apron, reportedly has tourists squealing in recognition.

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Posted by Janet on May 6, 2010

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  1. By captain america
    On May 6, 2010 at

    there isn’t a country on this globe where people are so badly fooled, folks!!

  2. By E
    On May 6, 2010 at

    She might be a nice person for all I know, but I cannot stand that commercial; it’s so loud and idiotic and patronizing.

  3. By E
    On May 6, 2010 at

    I guess that should be, “those commercials.” After having sat through the first one, I made sure to jump on it to mute or change the channel whenever there was anything by that company.

  4. By clementine
    On May 6, 2010 at

    I agree, E. I’m sure she’s nice enough, nothing against her, but I cannot STAND those incessant commercials. I have to mute them, or change the channel. I think partly because they run ALL THE TIME.

  5. By Marianne
    On May 7, 2010 at

    I love Flo and her commercials!

  6. By Reta
    On May 7, 2010 at

    I detest those commercials as well! They are grating on the nerves. Didn’t they do a focus group on them first? They surely would have gotten feedback that they needed to go back to the drawing board because these are HORRIBLE! Her voice is obnoxious and irritating, it’s something akin to torture! And the scripts are just as bad! They need to can these ads ASAP. I wouldn’t get insurance from them if it was free!!!

  7. By Lenny
    On May 8, 2010 at

    It seems like she on almost every few minutes on every channel. Please go away.

  8. By sunseeds777
    On May 8, 2010 at

    Well consider that insurance company – Progressive, not exactly top of the line in my opinion.

    Probably foreign owned. As who dumps millions in TV advertising and then offers super low rates, lower than their competitiors – probably looking for Hollywood crowd who get DUI every other weekend. No doubt, they’ve got their demographic covered – somebody who sits in front of the TV set watching network tv.

  9. By susan smith
    On May 10, 2010 at

    The people on Hollywood Blvd. Can’t charge $5 for an photo. They have to work on Tips Janet.
    And if they don’t get an tip there is nothing they can do about it.

  10. By Palermo
    On May 11, 2010 at

    The second I see that commercial it goes on MUTE

  11. By Disappointed
    On May 13, 2010 at

    Can’t stand FLO, her stupid character, stupid bump hair-do, stupid dialogue, STUPID, stupid. But apparently someone likes her, which just goes to show you…

  12. By Rick
    On August 26, 2010 at

    Sounds like all you people are a little jealous. I love flo. She adds humor to boring television that shows reruns after reruns. Flo is awesome, and I will drop progressive if they drop Flo.

  13. By Farfel
    On October 5, 2010 at

    I think she’s Kat Von D’s long lost twin sister.

  14. By Snarf
    On February 11, 2011 at

    You guys need to get the broom out of your asses. Seriously. Its a fuckin commercial that just about everybody outside of you seems to enjoy. You guys are being all overly dramatic “I turn the channel as soon as I hear her voice!” “I hit the mute button as soon as I see her!” “She ruined my life!” hahahahahaha Fuckin losers.

  15. By fred
    On March 28, 2014 at

    Ever notice that flo and Marilyn Manson look alot alike??

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