Morrissey slams Simpsons over unflattering parody
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Los Angeles (AFP) – Morrissey has accused The Simpsons of “hatred” and “ignorance” after the show’s latest episode featured an unflattering parody of a moody British singer in part inspired by the former Smiths frontman. In the episode, first aired Sunday in the United States, the precociously intelligent Lisa Simpson makes a new imaginary friend: a depressed but charismatic indie rocker from 1980s Britain with an uncanny resemblance to Morrissey. The character, named Quilloughby and voiced by Hollywood star Benedict Cumberbatch, is a devoted vegan — like Morrissey and Lisa — who inspires he…

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