The statement did not elaborate but the move follows years of public pressure about the Fox television show's Indian convenience store character Apu, who is voiced by Hank Azaria.
White voice actor Mike Henryannounced this weekend that he will be stepping down from his role as Cleveland, a Black character, on Fox's Family Guy, a role he also played in the spin-off The Cleveland Show.
"I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color", he said.
Family Guy actor Mike Henry, who played Family Guy's protagonist Cleveland Brown, says he is stepping down since 'persons of colour should play characters of colour'.
Julian Assange 'conspired with Anonymous-affiliated hackers'
Assange was arrested by British police in Ecuador's London embassy in April 2019 after the country revoked his asylum protection. The LulzSec leader was cooperating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation at the time, according to the statement .
Cleveland now joins a growing list of high-profile animated characters that have been recast this week.
The news emerged shortly before bosses on The Simpsons declared they will stop hiring white actors to voice characters of colour on their iconic cartoon. It's not clear how soon the show might find replacement actors to voice those characters, especially since they don't appear very often.
Henry has been with "Family Guy" since 1999. "We're so excited to move forward", Gad said in an interview with NBC's Today. "It was frankly an easy decision to make".
Citing her own "pervasive privilege", Kristen Bell also announced she is leaving her role as a mixed-race character on the Apple TV+ animated series, "Central Park". It's unclear whether Family Guy will do the same to their white actors losing roles.
Several southern and western states have recorded a surge in cases after lockdown restrictions were eased. California governor Gavin Newsom rolled back reopenings of bars in seven counties, including Los Angeles.
Men and women with medical conditions who are unable to wear masks are exempt from carrying a confront covering. Starbucks headquarters in Seattle did not immediately return a request for comment from CBS MoneyWatch.
The three-hour event, which aired on CBS for the first time, was hosted by comedian, actress and TV personality Amanda Seales. Beyoncé was honored with the Humanitarian Award at the 2020 BET Awards on Sunday.
In January, a US drone strike in Iraq killed Soleimani, who was the leader of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force. Recall that the USA military killed Soleimani in an air strike outside Baghdad global airport.
Remdesivir was developed by Gilead Sciences to treat Ebola, the deadly hemorrhagic fever that emerged in West Africa in 2014. After this period, once supplies are less constrained, HHS will stop managing the allocation, the company said.
Once on scene, officers found an orange Chevrolet Camaro that had driven off the embankment and ended in the lake. An NFL player is likely in hot water after the vehicle he was driving ended up in the waters of Lake Erie.
The police officer is also quoted to have said that since Sushant was already depressed these reports disturbed him further. He arrived in Bihar to take part in a cultural function of CRPF at Mokamah (in Patna district).
Texas reported more than 17,000 confirmed new cases over the past three days, with a record high of almost 6,000 on Thursday. Since restrictions to stem spread of the virus were gradually lifted from mid-April, cases have increased again.
US Supreme Court rules to uphold abortion rights
The petitioners asked the Supreme Court to rule on whether that decision violated past precedents and should be struck down. Trump pledged during his 2016 election campaign to overturn Roe v Wade , a key goal of right-wing evangelical Republicans.
PSG - Mbappé n’oublie pas ses devoirs de citoyen
Ancien gardien de Liverpool , Bruce Grobbelaar est conscient que les Reds ont le vent en poupe actuellement. Ce sera à Klopp et FSG qui révéleront probablement quelque chose dans la nouvelle saison.