The Simpsons showrunner on Apu controversy: Will continue to try and find an answer


The Simpsons controversyThe Simpsons controversy Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in The Simpsons.

The Simpsons showrunner and executive writer Al Jean has responded to a feedback surrounding a new Simpsons part that attempted to residence a debate over a depiction of impression Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

The Simpsons facilities a South Asian impression called Apu, who has had to fastener with a discouraging classify of a preference store clerk with an exaggerated, feign Indian accent given a show’s existence. It was uttered by Hank Azaria.

Jean tweeted, “I truly conclude all a responses pro and con. Will continue to try and find an answer that is renouned and some-more important(ly) right.”

A final week’s part of a a charcterised array addressed a critique that Apu represents a extremist classify by a line from a impression Lisa, delivered while Marge reads her a bedtime story, reported variety.com.

“Something that started decades ago and was applauded and harmless is now politically incorrect. What can we do?” pronounced Marge, another impression from The Simpsons.

Lisa afterwards looks over during a framed sketch of Apu, that has a line, “Don’t have a cow!” created on it. Marge responds, “Some things will be dealt with during a after date,”

To which, Lisa says, “If during all.”

Though a part was well-received by some, many felt a try was bluff and underdone. Hari Kondabolu, an American comedian and a filmmaker with roots in India, who is behind a documentary The Problem with Apu, wrote, “Wow. ‘Politically Incorrect?’ That’s a takeaway from my film and a contention it sparked? Man, we unequivocally desired this show. This is sad.”

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