Well this is pretty big!
The Simpsons just started their 27th season on Sunday and they've already started to make some changes to their show!
There were several stories over the summer about the hit cartoon show ranging from Homer and Marge splitting, to Sideshow Bob getting to kill Bart!
Related: This Beer From The Simpsons Is Actually Going To Be Sold IRL!
We're even getting a couple great guest stars this season!
But a new report confirms that Smithers, Mr. Burns trusty right-hand-man will FINALLY be coming out of the closet! WOO-HOO!
Executive producer Al Jean said in a statement:
Tags: al jean, fox, gay gay gay, lgbt, the simpsons, tv news
This week, The Simpsons producer Al Jean opened up to Variety about the upcoming season of the show, as well as the fate of Homer and Marge Simpson's marriage.
In the interview, Al explained that the couple was going to legally separate.
[ Related: Sideshow Bob Will Murder Bart This Season! ]
But on the show's Twitter page, they seem pretty adamant that the two are NOT breaking up! The Simpsons posted this pic (above) of Bart writing on a chalkboard that his parent's aren't splitting up! The caption reads:
Tags: al jean, bart simpson, homer simpson, love line, marge simpson, the simpsons, tv news, twitter
One character on The Simpsons is finally getting his wish this year!
No, Otto isn't getting one of those guitars that are, like, double guitars.
Sideshow Bob is going to kill Bart Simpson!
[ Related: Voice Of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, & Many More Leaving The Simpsons! ]
The homicidal maniac — and former Krusty The Clown sidekick — voiced by Kelsey Grammer will finally get to murder Bart in this fall's Treehouse of Horror XXVI!
During a panel at Austin's ATX Festival on Saturday, producers revealed
Tags: al jean, atx festival, bart simpson, halloween, kelsey grammer, sideshow bob, the simpsons, treehouse of horror, tv news
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Marcia Wallace last week.
Such a small cast of super talented voice actors fills Springfield that the loss to The Simpsons is all the more devastating.
That's why the show took a moment from their iconic opening titles to dedicate to the passing of Mrs. Edna Krabappel.
Showrunner Al Jean made it clear that Marcia's illness was NOT what prompted the plot line of a major character death this season. He said:
Tags: al jean, bart simpson, marcia wallace, mrs krabappel, r.i.p., sad sad, the simpsons, tribute, tv news
/ Comments Off
You don't mess with The Simpsons!
To recap - last month, we heard that Iranian "morality police" have been trying to ban the sale of Barbie dolls in their country.
Then yesterday, we learned that Iran has also placed a ban on the sale of Simpsons toys!
Now, Simpsons executive producer Al Jean has commented on Iran's toy ban. Here's what he had to say about it:
Tags: al jean, ban, barbie dolls, dolls, iran, producer, simpsons toys, the simpsons, toys, war