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Hari Kondabolu disappointed with The Simpsons’ Response to Apu Controversy

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Comedian Hari Kondabolu is disappointed with The Simpsons‘ response to the Apu controversy. Calling the reactions of the makers of the American animated sitcom “petty and sad,” the Indian American comedian told The Daily Beast that it signalled “the downfall of a show I loved for so long.” Kondabolu was among the first to draw attention to the subject with The Problem with Apu, his documentary. Quite a number of Asians have accused The Simpsons of painting Kwik-E-Mart manager Apu as a stereotypical Asian character. Kondabolu said the most disappointing aspect was using Lisa, considered the most progressive character on the show, to…

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