April 26, 2018

Woah! The voice of Apu reveals he’s willing to retire from the character

Hank Azaria is known for his extremely wide variety of voices that he offers on the Simpsons- including Moe, Chief Wiggum, Professor Frink, as well as the character that has been facing a lot of controversies recently – Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.

Apu’s characterization has been criticised because he appears to be a walking stereotype of those of South Asian descent.

Whilst the Simpsons’ show creators appear to be a little more apathetic to complaints of Apu’s character, Hank is more understanding of the situation at hand and acknowledges there are multiple issues that are inherent within that representation.

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