"The Simpsons" Apu Reportedly Being Written Off Show Amid Racial Controversy

The Simpsons’ Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was launched within the eighth episode the present, and has been a staple in Springfield ever since. Apu survived the 90’s and early 00s, however he was met with criticism because the years continued additional. Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu produced a documentary entitled The Problem with Apu that argued the racial impression the character. Kondabolu felt that Apu match a quantity destructive stereotypes that Americans South Asian first rate felt uncomfortable about. His documentary gained assist, and the Apu controversy started. 

The Simpsons addressed the drama in an episode referred to as “No Good Read Goes Unpunished,” however their effort to make mild the scenario made issues worse. It seems that the present has determined to sidestep the difficulty altogether, as IndieWire studies that Apu will likely be written f the present. Producer Adi Shankar is just not concerned with Fox or The Simpsons, however he launched a script writing contest for followers to assemble a much less stereotypical plot for Apu. After discovering a profitable script, Shankar was met with the information that it was pointless as a result of the character was being written f regardless. “I bought some disheartening information again, that I’ve verified from a number of sources now: They’re going to drop the Apu character altogether,” stated Shankar instructed IndieWire. “They aren’t going to make a giant deal out it, or something like that, however they’ll drop him altogether simply to keep away from the controversy.” The final time Apu appeared within the present was simply two weeks in the past, which a Fox consultant for The Simpsons identified to IndieWire when requested concerning the scenario. “Apu appeared within the 10/14/18 episode ‘My Way or the Highway to Heaven,’” responded the rep, neither confirming nor denying Apu’s cancellation. 

Texans' Will Fuller Tears ACL, Will Miss Rest Of NFL Season

Will Fuller V, Deshaun Watson’s second favourite goal after DeAndre Hopkins, tore his ACL in final evening’s win over the Miami Dolphins, coach Bill O’Brien introduced round lunchtime. The harm occurred on the halfway level the 4th quarter as he tried a catch on a deep go from Watson. Fuller was tended to on the sidelines by the staff’s medical employees, after strolling himself f the sphere with out the assistance a crutch or a teammate — the harm metabolized later.

Fuller left the sport with 5 catches for a formidable whole  124 yards, which included a 73-yard landing reception within the third quarter to place his staff forward by 11 factors. The Dolphins clawed again with an inconsequential discipline purpose earlier than the top the quarter. Incidentally, the go was the longest each their “younger” careers, as Fuller trotted the ultimate 5 yards into the top zone after overlaying the route for 60+ yards.

Earlier within the season, Will Fuller missed a recreation after struggling a minor hamstring harm within the Texans’ 37-34 additional time win over the Indianapolis Colts. Before exiting that recreation, Will Fuller was once more answerable for an finish zone rating. Rookie Keke Coutee has thus inherited the second wideout place, by advantage his season-long harm. Fantasy house owners ought to monitor his availability within the coming weeks.

Swae Lee Belittles "Fan" Airing Out Her Backstage Experience With Rae Sremmurd

A Twitter user claiming she was invited backstage at a Rae Sremmurd concert jumped on the platform to air out some grievances. In a Twitter post intended for the rap duo, the user described a sequence where she was guided backstage only to find the dressing room a complete mess. She then described Swae as generally infensive and friendly person, except for a remark he made about her ethnicity.

The fan, going by $omber$mitha on Twitter, then asked Swae “how he wasn’t tired?,” evoking a sly reaction from Swae. The conversation pettered f soon after. Only later did she recount details her exchange with a wicked twist:describing Swae Lee as “unattractive” on a public message board.

Incidentally Swae didn’t exactly take a liking to those comments. He decided to post a response his own, returning the favor in fewer steps. He said: “Your ugly and misshappen no one wanted you don’t be bitter on twitter.” All’s well that ends well.

Sometimes a diplomatic solution isn’t readily available. Nobody came out looking good in this exchange, but we’ll likely forget it ever happened. Unfortunately, the scathing response forced $omber$mitha to suspend her account, only to reappear I would hope? 

McDonald's Faecal Matter Issue: Salad Outbreak Causes 395 Cases Of Illness

According to a statement from the US Food and Drug Administration, 109 cases cyclospora infection have been added to the numbers tallied since May. The ongoing outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads claims a total 395 cases sicked customers. So far, 16 these cases have been severe to the point hospitalization. 

The cyclospora parasite affects the intestinal health those who consume tainted water or food. The parasite is spread through faecal matter. Somehow, it got hold Mcdonald’s salads.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, those who are hit by this infection can suffer from a slew symptoms, including frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements as well as diarrhoea. Sick individuals can also suffer from vomiting, nausea, gas and fatigue. Others can experience flu-like discomforts in addition to body aches, fever, headaches, etc. 

The infection can last anywhere from a few days to a few months. Antibiotics might be required for a successful recovery. 

To date, 15 states are involved in these cases illness: Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Hopefully, this will be the last batch these cases. Customers might want to avoid the chain altogether or simply refrain from ordering salads at the fast food joint for a while.

Indiana Pacers' President Has Mixed Feelings About Lance Stephenson's Departure

Indiana Pacers’ President Kevin Pritchard let his feelings be known, while acknowledging management very much made a pitch to Lance Stephenson this fseason. Ultimately Lance chose to sign with LeBron’s new project in Los Angeles, but not without considering his options more close to home.

When Stephenson’s contract was voided, former teammate Paul George immediately voiced his disapproval believing it to be a case character assassination from the Pacers’ executive order. Say Lance what they will, the Pacers and President Kevin Pritchard were responsible for declining his $4.3 million team option for next year, a decision many felt was unjustified, Paul George included.

According to Gregg Doyel, a sports columnist for the IndyStar, Kevin Pritchard did try in vain to “bring him back.” He summed up the convoluted nature their decision(s) by characterizing Lance as “sometimes he was the best player on our team and sometimes he was the best player on the other team,” ending his message to Lance positively with regards to his future prospects in Los Angeles.