The Simpsons Finally Addresses Apu Controversy — Leaving Some Even MORE Offended! What Do YOU Think??

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The Simpsons is in a tough spot.

When they first started 29 years ago, no one in the media batted an eye about the character of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon — an Indian immigrant who ran the local Kwik-E-Mart — except to applaud Hank Azaria for doing like 50 distinct voices (he’s won three Emmys for his work).

But over the years, the criticism that he was a hurtful stereotype has gotten louder — something the show combatted by developing the character into one of the most well-rounded residents of Springfield.

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Over the past few years the argument has gained more traction, culminating in a documentary by comedian Hari Kondabolu, who interviewed fellow South Asian performers about the impact of Apu on public and industry perception of them.

Well, The Simpsons finally addressed the argument in their season premiere — in a way that was NOT satisfactory to Kondabolu and many others!

Watch and weigh in (below)!

So, Perezcious readers, what do YOU think??

[Image via FOX.]

Apr 9, 2018 2:22pm PDT

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