Harry Shearer, Voice of Mr. Burns and Others, to Leave ‘The Simpsons’?

D’oh! Say it ain’t so!

Harry Shearer, who voices Mr. Burns, Principal Skinner, Ned Flanders, and many other popular characters on The Simpsons, took to Twitter to announce that he would not be returning to the show following tense contract negotiations. The show was recently renewed for seasons 27 and 28, so his departure will not spell the end of the long-running series despite his heavy involvement.

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