The Simpsons Will No Longer Have White Actors Voice Characters of Color

The Simpsons is earning a change to its casting course of action. 

On Friday, June 26, producers for the animated sitcom told E! News in a assertion, “Relocating forward, The Simpsons will no lengthier have white actors voice non-white figures.”

Before this year, The Simpsons actor Hank Azaria, who is white, reported he would no lengthier voice Apu subsequent a long time of criticism surrounding the show’s portrayal of the Indian-American benefit store operator. 

Also on Friday, Family members Guy author and producer Mike Henry reported he was parting way with his character on the animated Fox series. He tweeted, “It’s been an honor to engage in Cleveland on Family members Male for 20 a long time. I really like this character, but individuals of coloration really should engage in figures of coloration. Hence, I will be stepping down from the role.”