Simpsons Creator Refuses to Apologize for 'Apu,' and Exposes Danger of 'Pretending to be

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News Story Source: Free Thought Project
Simpsons creator Matt Groening knew he would stir up controversy when he decided to give life to show character "Apu Nahasapeemapetilon." But maybe he had no idea how much, or didn't care. Whatever his motivation for introducing the world to Apu, his character has predictably drawn the consternation of the politically correct police department.

But according to Groening, the outrage is fake news and those who take offense to the stereotypical Indian character are simply pretending to be offended. In a revealing interview with USA Today, Groening was asked if he had any comments about Apu being a stereotype of the Indian Community.

"Not really," Groening responded. "I'm proud of what we do on the show. And I think it's a time in our culture where people love to pretend they're offended."

One of those concerned citizens to whom Groening was likely referring is comedian Hari Kondabolu. Even though Kondabolu has made a living
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