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Matt Groening speaks, and 'The Problem With Apu' director responds

Matt Groening speaks, and 'The Problem With Apu' director responds

The problem with Apu just keeps getting more complicated.

“The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening, who’ll be at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday to preview his coming series “Disenchantment,” has spoken out about the controversy over the Indian immigrant character, which caught fire in November with the release of a critical documentary.

“I love Apu. I love the character, and it makes me feel bad that it makes other people feel bad. But … it’s tainted now — the conversation, there’s no nuance to the conversation now,” Groening told the New York Times in a recent interview that was published in part in

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