‘Simpsons’ Producers Pull Iconic Michael Jackson Episode

In the 1991 episode, Michael Jackson voiced a character who claims to be Jackson and who meets Homer Simpson in a mental institution.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producers of “The Simpsons” are removing a classic episode that featured the voice of Michael Jackson. Executive producer James L. Brooks told The Wall Street Journal on Thursday “it feels clearly the only choice to make.” He said fellow executive producers Matt Groening and Al Jean are “of one mind on this.” The action follows HBO’s broadcast of the documentary “Leaving Neverland,” in which two men allege Jackson sexually abused…

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