‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Elaborates On His Apu Remarks

Jul 18, 2018

   Wochit Entertainment
In an episode of The Simpsons that aired earlier this year, the longest-running scripted series in television history acknowledged Hari Kondabolu’s documentary The Problem with Apu, and made everything worse. While Marge is reading a childhood-favorite book to Lisa, she realizes it’s a lot more problematic than she remembers. But by removing the racism, she also, as Lisa notes, takes out the conflict. “Well what am I supposed to to?” Marge asks, to which her daughter responds, “It’s hard to say.