Harry Shearer is leaving The Simpsons

Harry Shearer is leaving The Simpsons

After more than 25 years of cooperation with The Simpsons, Harry Shearer has claimed he was leaving the famous cartoon. Shearer was providing a voice for Ned Flanders and Mr Burns in the famous American TV show.

After more than 25 years of cooperation with The Simpsons, Harry Shearer has claimed he was leaving the famous cartoon. 

Shearer was providing a voice for Ned Flanders and Mr Burns in the famous American TV show. On his Twitter account he wrote that he didn’t sign up the new series because he didn’t want to be stopped from doing other work. The actor said about his exiting by claiming a lawyer for the executive producer said the show would continue to exist.

Later, Harry Shearer wrote another tweet, saying he did that because he wanted what they had always had: the ability to do some other work.

The Fox network confirmed that it had authorized to release two more episodes of the sitcom. And Shearer still has to sign a new contract.

Famous actor wished the executive producer James L Brooks everything the best. Later he thanked all his fans for the support they gave him during all these years.

Harry Shearer, who turned 71 this year, voiced such characters as greedy millionaire Montgomery Burns, Seymour Skinner – school principal and Ned Flanders – cheerful neighbor.

Shearer also had a role of a bass player Derek Smalls in ‘This is Spinal Tap’.

The premiere of The Simpsons was in 1989. This is the story about an animated family which lives in Springfield. The sitcom shows their struggle with everyday routine and some adventures.

The total number of the episodes, including those 2 new episodes, is 625.

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