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'The Simpsons' ditches using white voices for characters of color

Other than Apu, Azaria has also voiced the Simpsons characters of Black police officer Lou and the Mexican-American Bumblebee Man. Harry Shearer has played Dr. Hibbert, who is Black.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020

Hank Azaria says he will no longer voice Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

Azaria has been the thickly accented caricatured voice of Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, manager of the show’s Kwik-E-Mart convenience store, for 30 years.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/01/2020
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