WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to Cameo on ‘The Simpsons’ 500th Episode

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to Cameo on 'The Simpsons' 500th Episode

Julian Assange, of WikiLeaks fame, will guest star on “The Simpsons.” He will appear as himself in the long-running show’s 500th episode, airing February 19.

According to EW, the episode’s plot goes like this: “Homer and Marge discover that the residents of Springfield are holding a secret town meeting to kick them out of Springfield for all of their shenanigans over the years. As a result, ‘the Simpsons go off the grid to this very rugged place where they meet [Assange], who’s sort of their new Flanders,’ explains [exec producer Al] Jean. And how exactly is he like pious neighbor Ned? ‘Well, he lives next door,’ quips Jean. ‘The similarities end there… He invites them over for a home movie and it’s an Afghan wedding being bombed.'”

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