The Simpsons Creator Matt Groening Finally Weighs in on the Apu Controversy

The Simpsons have come under fire recently for their response (or lack thereof) to criticisms regarding their treatment of Kwik-E-Mart owner/problematic stereotype Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Now, creator Matt Groening is breaking his silence with a statement that is the verbal equivalent of repeatedly stepping on a rake.

In a new interview with USA Today, Groening discusses the series upcoming 636th episode, which will surpass Gunsmoke as the most episodes of a scripted prime-time series...

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