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‘The Simpsons’ To Axe Apu Following Racial Controversy

If you’re a fan of ‘The Simpsons’, then you would have heard about the controversy surrounding the popular character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon for alleged stereotyping of the Indian race. Apu’s voice actor, Hank Azaria, stated a few months back that he would be willing to step down from the role in favour of someone of …

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Hank Azaria Willing to Step Down from Apu Role

American voice actor Hank Azaria, has recently announced that he would be wiling to “step aside” from his role voicing Apu Nahasapeemapetilon from The Simpsons. The controversy surrounding the characters was followed by a documentary, The Problem With Apu, by Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu. He argues that the character of Apu is based too heavily on …

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