In 2017, CNN Philippines asked their followers on Facebook:
#CNNPHAsks: Navigation app Waze is looking to help Filipino drivers cope with the Anti-Distracted Driving Act. We want to hear from you. Comment your answer below.
Many Filipinos suggested the super funny and loveable Rufa Mae Quinto would be a good fit for the role.
Rufa “Waze” Quinto Audition Video
Napagod ako dito ha. Kaya sana naman, baka naman, Waze. Yohooo, waze, what are you waiting for? Go go go na! Todo na to, yesss! (I got tired here. So maybe, just maybe, Waze. Yoohooo, Waze, what are you waiting for? Go, go, go now. It’s to the max, yes!)
Source: Rufa Mae Quinto on YouTube