The Simpsons: Hank Azaria says about quitting as Apu, ‘We all feel like it’s the right thing and good about it’

The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria has said he will no longer voice the character of Apu, following years of controversy and accusations of racism. Azari(...)

The Simpsons character Apu in the Kwik-E-Mart. Photograph: Fox

The Simpsons is not going to include Indian character Apu in future episodes after a backlash against alleged racial stereotyping, a producer has said(...)

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, at his production office in Santa Monica, Califonia. Photograph: David Banks/The New York Times

In the nearly 30 years that it has been on the air, The Simpsons has perhaps been more accustomed to dispensing cultural criticism than to receiving i(...)