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

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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. 

Last year, he announced he would no longer be providing the voice of the Kwik-E-Mart clerk, whose thick accent, Indian culture and Hindu beliefs were played for laughs on the show.

Azaria, a white American, made the comments on the Armchair Expert podcast, where he said he initially had a…



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