The Simpsons Is Thinking About Changing Apu

Hank Azaria, the voice of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons, addressed the controversy surrounding the character at the Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena Friday, offering a heartfelt, contextual response to a reporter's question about his take on the issue.Apu, the South Asian owner owner of the Kwik-E-Mart on the landmark animated sitcom, has been derided in recent years as a problematic stereotype of Indian people -- particularly because [...]

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