Hank Azaria Says The Simpsons May Address The Problem With Apu
The Simpsonsvoice actor Hank Azaria talks The Problem With Apu documentary, and says the show may address criticisms of the character. While Springfield is full of many beloved supporting characters, one of the town’s more popular denizens tends to be Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the Indian-American owner of local convenient store the Kwik-E-Mart. Apu’s first appearance on The Simpsons occurred in season 1 episode “The Telltale Head,” and – like many characters on the show – he’s voiced by Azaria.
Despite Apu’s overall popularity among The Simpsons’ fanbase, there is one group that has some serious issues with how the character is portrayed, that being Indian-Americans. Apu is viewed ...
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