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Hank Azaria apologises for voicing Apu on The Simpsons amid racial insensitivity claims – ABC News

Hank Azaria publicly apologises for voicing the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons, describing the Kwik-E-Mart clerk as an offensive Indian stereotype….

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Hank Azaria, the famed voice actor behind several characters on The Simpsons, has publicly apologised for voicing the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, which he described as an offensive Indian stereotype. 
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  • The long-running voice of Apu in the Simpsons says he wants to apologise to “every Indian in the country”
  • Hank Azaria stopped voicing Apu last year
  • The show has previously announced white actors would no longer voice non-white characters 

Last year, he announced he would no longer be…

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