The Simpsons to Harry Shearer: 'Let's Talk'

Norman Weiss

The Simpsons to Harry Shearer: "Let's talk"
Simpsons co-creator James L. Brooks tweeted this morning, "Hey, we tried. We're still trying. Harry, no kidding, let's talk." (Shearer tweeted last night that it was Brooks' lawyer who told him he "will not be part of" next season.) But according to TMZ, "both sides want to make it happen .... but there's still a major hurdle." And that hurdle is Shearer's ability to work on other jobs. As TMZ reports, "We're told Harry and his lawyer, Larry Stein, would not agree to giving producers the right to veto Harry's other projects." PLUS: Shearer's exit proves The Simpsons is not immortal, and The Simpsons sort of predicted Shearer's exit in Season 10.

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