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Saturday, January 23, 2021

The Simpsons has stopped using white actors to voice non-white characters

The Simpsons will no longer be using white actors to voice ethnic minorities following accusations of racism and stereotypes.

Fox Studios stated that “Moving forward, The Simpsons will no longer have white actors voice non-white characters”.

This follows an announcement made by the voice actor ‘Mike Henry’ who voiced Cleveland in ‘Family Guy’ stating that “It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years. I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will be stepping down from the role”.

Last January, Hank Azaria abandoned his role as the Indian Kwik-E-Mart owner ‘Apu’ as it was seen as problematic and conveying racist stereotypes.


Teenage boy charged over serious assault on woman in Dublin city

A boy has been charged in relation to a serious assault on a woman in Dublin city on Wednesday night.

Taoiseach says there will be restrictions for six months & schools not to reopen until at least March

The Taoiseach has said that Covid-19 restrictions will be in place for at least the first six months of the year.

Deliveroo cyclists in Dublin stop work over pay and working conditions

Deliveroo cyclists have stopped providing delivery services tonight in protest over pay and working conditions
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