Apu actor willing to “step aside” over ‘Simpsons’ character controversy

The actor who voices Apu in The Simpsons has said that he is willing to “step aside” following recent criticism over the character. Last year, comedian Hari Kondabolu’s The Problem With Apu documentary looked at the problematic nature of the Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. In response to initial criticism that the character is a racist stereotype, The Simpsons aired an episode … Continue reading Apu actor willing to “step aside” over ‘Simpsons’ character controversy