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Simu Liu appears on ‘The Simpsons’ as Lisa’s tech billionaire husband

“The Simpsons” officially welcomed Marvel star Simu Liu to the show’s universe after he made a special guest appearance on Sunday.

The 33-year-old “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star was the voice behind the character Hubert Wong, a successful tech billionaire, in the ninth episode of “The Simpsons” Season 34. The episode’s title, “When Nelson Met Lisa,” appears to be a reference to the 1989 romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally.”

Simu Liu previews his ‘perfect future boyfriend’ character on ‘The Simpsons’

  • An animated counterpart of Simu Liu will appear in “The Simpsons” for a guest role.
  • On Tuesday, the Marvel star shared a photo of his guest role on Instagram, captioning it: “Guys it’s me IM ON THE SIMPSONS.”
  • In the photo, Liu’s character can be seen with dark hair, square glasses and a sports coat. Next to him sits an older version of Lisa.
  • Liu will be voicing an adult Hubert Wong, one of Lisa’s love interests.
  • Liu will star in an episode titled: “When Nelson Met Lisa.”
  • Fans can look forward to Liu’s appearance on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 8/7c on FOX.

Simu Liu has given fans a preview of the “perfect future boyfriend” character he voiced for an upcoming episode of “The Simpsons.” 

On Tuesday, the Marvel star shared a photo of his guest role on Instagram, captioning it: “Guys it’s me IM ON THE SIMPSONS.”

BLACKPINK’s newest fan is Lisa from ‘The Simpsons’

  • The Nov. 13 episode of “The Simpsons” shows Lisa Simpson revealing that her second favorite music genre is K-pop. 
  • Homer is shown driving his daughter and Duffman — Duff Beer’s spokesperson and mascot — around as he tries to guess Lisa’s second-favorite genre of music after jazz. 
  • He then plays BLACKPINK’s “Lovesick Girls” in the car, and the characters jam out to the 2020 track, even singing the chorus and Korean lyrics. 
  • BLACKPINK’s Jisoo reacted to a clip of the scene in a recent Instagram story, writing, “Is this real?!” 
  • The K-pop girl group are currently on their “Born Pink” world tour. They will conclude their North American portion in L.A. later this week before venturing to Europe and Asia-Pacific for the rest of the year and into 2023. 

The latest episode of “The Simpsons” reveals that Lisa Simpson is a fan of K-pop and BLACKPINK.

In the Nov. 13 episode, Homer drives his daughter and Duffman — Duff Beer’s spokesperson and mascot — around. Lisa mentions that she wants to listen to her second-favorite genre of music rather than her beloved jazz. 

Simu Liu to guest star as Lisa’s ‘perfect future boyfriend’ on ‘The Simpsons’

  • Simu Liu will guest star in “The Simpsons” as the voice of Lisa Simpson’s "perfect future boyfriend,” in the Season 34 episode titled “When Nelson Met Lisa.”
  • Matt Selman, the series’ co-showrunner, teased fans on Liu’s appearance and what else lies ahead in the upcoming season, including two Halloween episodes and parodies of the popular anime series “Death Note” and Stephen King’s novel “It.”

The MCU’s first lead Asian superhero meets TV’s longest-running animated series with Simu Liu set to guest star in an upcoming episode of “The Simpsons.”

The “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” actor will be voicing Hubert Wong, Lisa Simpson’s “perfect future boyfriend,” in the Season 34 episode “When Nelson Met Lisa.” Liu will join recurring cast members Joe Mantegna, who voices the mob boss Fat Toy, and Melissa McCarthy as the kid rival of Homer Simpson. 

‘The Simpsons’ episode referencing Tiananmen Square, Mao Zedong is removed from Disney Plus Hong Kong

‘The Simpsons’ episode is removed from Disney+ in Hong Kong

An episode from “The Simpsons” was banned in Hong Kong due to its Tiananmen Square reference.

“Goo Goo Gai Pan”: After Disney launched its streaming platform in Hong Kong earlier this month,  Season 16’s Episode 12 of “The Simpsons,” titled “Goo Goo Gai Pan,” has been removed from Disney Plus in the country.  

‘The Simpsons’ Actor Apologizes for Voicing 30 Years of Stereotyped Character Apu

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“The Simpsons” voice actor Hank Azaria continues to express his apologies for voicing the character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, noting that the character itself has become “practically a slur at this point.”

Over a year after he stopped doing the character’s voice, Azaria reflected on his controversial portrayal of the Indian American character during an episode of the podcast “Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard” on Monday.

‘Simpsons’ Creator Says Apu is Actually a Tribute to the ‘Greatest Films’ Ever

“The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening said that Apu, an Indian character slammed for perpetuating stereotypes, was named after an acclaimed Indian film trilogy that he described as the “greatest films in the history of cinema.”

In a recent interview with the New York Times, Groening acknowledged the controversy around the character, who entered the series in 1990.