The Simpsons’ Hank Azaria says Indian-American character Apu has contributed to structural racism

Hank Azaria says he feels the need to apologize to ‘every single Indian person in this country’ for voicing Apu in The Simpsons. In an interview with the Armchair Expert podcast, Azaria has said the character show had contributed to ‘structural racism’ and that he hadn’t known any better during the nearly 30 years he … Read more

The Simpsons’ Hank Azaria says Indian-American character Apu has contributed to structural racism

Hank Azaria says he feels the need to apologize to ‘every single Indian person in this country’ for voicing Apu in The Simpsons. In an interview with the Armchair Expert podcast, Azaria has said the character show had contributed to ‘structural racism’ and that he hadn’t known any better during the nearly 30 years he … Read more

Rove McManus throws support behind Neighbours actor Meyne Wyatt over racism claims

Rove McManus has shown his support for Neighbours actor Meyne Wyatt, after allegations the set of the long-running soap is rife with racism.  On Friday, Wyatt, 31, posted to Instagram, expressing his frustration that little had changed in the industry despite an outcry from Indigenous actors.  The former TV host, 47, replied to to Wyatt’s post in … Read more

Channel 10 holds ceremony hosted by Aboriginal Elder on Neighbours set – after racism claims

Channel Ten has held a traditional ‘welcome to country’ ceremony near the Neighbours set at Ten’s Nunawading Studios.  Hosted by an Aboriginal Elder, the ceremony took place five weeks ago.  ‘We all stood together and everybody got involved. An elder made a speech, they lit the gum leaves, we all took part in having the smoke … Read more

Rachael Kirkconnell is spotted for the first time since her Bachelor racism controversy

The Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell was seen out in public on Wednesday for the first time since she was engulfed in controversy over her past racist social media posts. The 24-year-old graphic designer was spotted out and about in New York City while wearing a sporty outfit, just a day after she spent time together … Read more

Neighbours star Saskia Hampele comes forward to make shocking claims after racism bombshell

Another Neighbours star has come forward to make sexism claims about her time on the hit soap – after Aboriginal actress Shareena Clanton accused the show of racism. Clanton, 30, alleged producers fostered a toxic workplace environment and claimed the show was a ‘culturally unsafe space’ in a bombshell Instagram post on Tuesday. Among several complaints, … Read more

Fremantle launches independent review of Neighbours after Shareena Clanton accuses show of racism

Fremantle Media has appointed an independent review of Neighbours after actress Shareena Clanton accused the Network Ten soap of racism. In a lengthy Instagram post on Tuesday, Shareena, 30, alleged producers fostered a toxic workplace environment and that the show was a ‘culturally unsafe space’. Fremantle Asia Pacific CEO Chris Oliver-Taylor said ‘all complaints are taken seriously and we are investigating … Read more

Neighbours soap opera’s set is ‘rife with racism’, Indigenous actress claims 

Australia’s longest-running TV drama Neighbours has been plunged into scandal after a guest actor claimed a racist culture was running ‘rife’ on set.  Shareena Clanton says her six-week stint on Ramsay Street in a guest role was marred by ‘multiple racist traumas’ which have required ongoing counselling. During filming in January and February this year, … Read more

American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson says Britain is the ‘mother of racism’

Civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson has today weighed into the UK’s debate on race, by saying that Britain is the ‘mother of racism’. The influential American, 79, said Britain must face up to its role in slavery, as he flatly rejected the findings of the recent report into race and racism in the … Read more

Neighbours star Shareena Clanton accuses the show of ‘traumatising racism’

Neighbours star Shareena Clanton accuses the show of racism and claims it was ‘lonely and traumatising to work in such a culturally unsafe space’ By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 03:58 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 03:58 BST, 6 April 2021 Neighbours actress Shareena Clanton has accused the Channel Ten show of racism … Read more