The Simpsons Will No Longer Have White Actors Voice Characters of Color
Simpson Changing its casting process.
On Friday, June 26, the makers of the animated sitcom told E! The news in a statement, “Moving forward, Simpson Now white actors will no longer have the voice of non-white characters. “
earlier this year, Simpson The actor Hank Azaria, Who is white, said he would no longer voice Apu after years of criticism surrounding the show’s portrayal of an Indian-American shop owner.
Even on Friday, family Guy Writer and producer Mike henry He said that he was partnering with his character in the animated Fox series. He tweeted, “It’s an honor to play Cleveland on family Guy For 20 years. I like this character very much, but people of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will withdraw from the role. “