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John Cleese hits out at political correctness after Simpsons Hank Azaria apology – 7NEWS.com.au

The Fawlty Towers creator has weighed into the representation debate in scathing fashion.

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Legendary Monty Python star John Cleese has joined Simpsons voice actor Hank Azaria in apologising for hurtful cultural representation – although for exactly the opposite reasons.
On Monday, Azaria, a white actor, apologised for voicing Indian character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon on The Simpsons.
Two days later, veteran actor and writer John Cleese – whose 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers was embroiled in a censorship controversy in 2020 – took to Twitter in a sarcastic rant that pilloried cancel culture…

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