Frame: the animated series “the Simpsons”
Producer ADI Shankar, announced the decision to remove from the Simpsons APU Indian Nahasapeemapetilon, has no relation to the animated series. This was the writer and producer of “the Simpsons” al Jean said on Twitter.
Shankar said in an interview with IndieWire that the creators of the animated series decided to get rid of AAP. However, he cited multiple anonymous sources. Jean drew attention to the fact that a number of media later erroneously presented Shankara as a producer of “the Simpsons”. He added that the statements of Shankara have no reason: “I wish him well, but he doesn’t speak for our show.”
In 2017, Shankar announced a competition among writers to help revise the image, click this button. The best work was planned to offer the Fox. The reason for this was dissatisfaction due to appearance, accent and behavior of a minor character, who has repeatedly called racist caricature of immigrants from South Asia.
Video, photo All from Russia.