The Simpsons addresses Apu racial stereotype controversy
The latest episode of the Simpsons has addressed controversy surrounding Indian character Apu for the first time.
Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu made a documentary last year, saying the character was founded on racial stereotypes.
Sunday's episode made a nod to the accusations, but some viewers found it insufficient.
Others defended the show and said all its characters were stereotypes.
Shopkeeper Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has been part of the long-running animation series since 1990 and is voiced by a white actor, who puts on a heavy Indian accent.
Mr Kondabolu told the BBC last year... read more
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