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.
- 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 annoucned white actors would no longer voice non-white characters
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…