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Simpson’s Producer Denies He’s Writing Apu Out of Long Running Show

Nahasapeemapetilon, Apu SimpsonsThe future of Apu on the Simpsons remains unclear.

Just days after You Tube star Adi Shankar quoted sources who told him the Indian immigrant who runs Kwik-E-Mart would be quietly dismissed from the program, Simpson showrunner Al Jean said hold on.

“Adi Shankar is not a producer on The Simpsons,” he tweeted.

Shankar ran an online contest this year asking contestants to write a script to alter the Apu character to something more representative of the Indian American community.

He was quick to respond to Jean’s retort.

Shankar has said he doesn’t want Apu to go away. He just wants the character to be less of a stereotype, saying there are not enough Indian American characters on TV.
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