In a hearing that mocked Brett Kavanaugh, Mr. Hankey attempted to defend his offensive tweets. The show ends up taking a shot at The Simpsons by showing Hankey in Springfield, where he's met by Apu among other staple characters from that continuity.
A quick recap: past year, Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu released the documentary The Problem With Apu, which addressed the stereotyped way South Asians are portrayed in American movies and TV.
While Apu has always been a part of The Simpsons recurring cast, South Park has finally chose to address the rival's issue head-on, throwing the FOX series under the bus in the most devastating way possible. As they watch him leave, one of the boys asks, "Where will he go?"
Randy replies: "He'll have to find a place that accepts racist, bad beings like him. There are still places out there who don't care about bigotry and hate". Mr. Hankey was greeted by dozens of Simpsons characters including Apu, who was the first to welcome Mr. Hankey to town. That place? Springfield, the community of "The Simpsons", where Mr. Hankey was welcomed by Apu, a character that's been condemned for its racist stereotyping.
IMF says Pakistan has not approached fund for deal
The report recommended emerging economies take steps to insulate themselves from a further exodus of funds from investors. The report was written before the United States, Canada and Mexico finalized an updated trade deal.
The writing as on the wall for this to be addressed, though very few actually caught it beforehand. Read the title of the episode out loud. The documentary that really brought the issues with The Simpsons' portrayal of Apu was aptly titled "The Problem With Apu".
New episodes ofSouth Park air on Wednesday nights at 10 pm ET on Comedy Central.
South Park has a lot on its plate these days in terms of cramming so much news and pop culture developments into 22 minutes of satire, and this week, they did what they could by taking on Brett Kavanaugh, Roseanne Barr and so much more.
The balloon release led many to believe that the party was a gender reveal party for Johnson's supposed pregnancy. Onlookers spotted a bunch of blue balloons let up in the air and immediately presumed she is pregnant with a boy.
The PNG Government reactivated the use of capital punishment in 2013 after a spate of violent killings drew worldwide attention. Prior to this, Liew also said that the government is looking to repeal the Sedition Act 1948 and other "draconian laws" .
The Marine Corps and Air Force have confirmed the grounding of their F-35s is a precaution so the aircraft can be inspected. Mr DellaVedova said: " The primary goal following any mishap is the prevention of future incidents ".
West, a Chicago native, said he and the president will discuss ways to combat the Windy City's ongoing gun violence epidemic. West said he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, but then that he was misdiagnosed, and was simply sleep-deprived.
Rick Scott calls it a "monstrous hurricane" and is warning of a potentially devastating strike sometime Wednesday. A catastrophic event is expected on the Florida coast, where storm surges could reach 8-12 feet.
Trump said earlier this week that he thought the central bank was moving too quickly with a series of planned interest rate hikes. On Wednesday, the Dow plunged more than 830 points as investors anxious that rising interest rates might slow economic growth.
According to mwananchi.co.tz , the youthful tycoon was kidnapped at around 5am from Collessium Hotel as he worked out in a gym. According to eyewitnesses, unknown men arrived in two vehicles and parked at the hotel before Mr Dewji got there.
Karim Benzema’s France career is finished - FFF president
The player himself also spoke out, calling on Le Graet to "forget" about him at a time when France should be celebrating. "Mr. In May, after Le Graet said in an interview that the striker was "ancient history", Benzema again responded on Twitter .
Wall Street dégringole, les bourses mondiales aussi
Le recul est moins fort, mais toutefois marqué en Europe: Londres abandonne 1,84%, Bruxelles 1,78%, Paris 1,5% et Francfort 1,33%. La Bourse de Hong-Kong reculait de près de -4% une heure avant la clôture hier et perdait -3,19% à l'ouverture jeudi.
Monaco sack manager Leonardo Jardim
Leonardo Jardim was sacked on Thursday with the club 18th in Ligue 1 , having won just one of their opening nine matches. Martinez has backed Henry to succeed at Monaco , and said: "Thierry is ready to take a club".
Federer forced to battle again on way to Shanghai quarters
Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany also advanced to the quarterfinals by pasting Alex de Minaur of Australia 6-1, 6-4. Open last month and looked in complete control as he won 34 of 40 points on his first-serve to book a place in the last 16.
Soon, get original shows for free in all Apple devices
CNBC reported that Apple plans on debuting the revamped TV app with original content and new features in "early 2019". By creating a library of entirely family friendly content, Apple can stand apart from Netflix as something different.
Judge dismisses one of the charges against Weinstein
She insisted Evans has told the truth and disputed that she either showed Weinstein her breasts or misled investigators. Weinstein's defence lawyer later suggested, outside court, that Ms Evans should be criminally prosecuted for perjury.
Chute des Bourses européennes dans le sillage de Wall Street
La Bourse de Tokyo a clôturé en baisse de 3,89% et les Bourses chinoises ont ouvert ce jeudi sur un recul marqué, de plus de 3%. La directrice du FMI Christine Lagarde a justifié jeudi ces hausses de taux au vu du contexte économique actuel.