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Harry Shearer provides up his function of black ‘Simpsons’ character

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Harry Shearer gives up his role of black ‘Simpsons’ character

Another white voice actor for The Simpsons has taken their depart from portraying a personality of color on the present.

White actor Harry Shearer will not be voicing the black character of Dr. Hibbert on the animated sequence, as he has gotten changed by black actor Kevin Michael Richardson, reported The Wrap.

Fox advised The Submit that whereas Shearer has been changed for his function as Springfield’s most expert physician, he’ll proceed to lend his pipes for his different characters, Ned Flanders and Principal Skinner.

Final yr, white actor Hank Azaria gave up his function because the Indian character Apu within the animated sequence following a barrage of criticism that got here after a 2017 documentary, The Drawback with Apu, highlighted the problem. 

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