Hollywood is buzzing with the thought that one of the major characters on The Simpsons
, Krusty the Clown, will be killed off in the show’s Season 26 premiere in September.
The show’s producer has promised that there will be a major death, and says that the actor who voices the doomed character has won an Emmy. That plus the title of the season opener – “Clown in the Dumps” – has everyone thinking it will be Krusty.
Krusty is voiced by Dan Castellaneta, who also voices Homer Simpson – and he has in fact won an Emmy.
Will it happen? Will Krusty shuffle off to join Brian from Family Guy in the cartoon cemetery? (Yes, I know, Brian’s departure was temporary.)
The producer says, “I didn’t say I was killing Krusty… I didn’t say I wasn’t.”