The Simpsons might have done an expert job of taking the piss out of President Donald Trump’s first 100+ days in office, but it’s not the first time he’s been in its firing line.
Despite welcoming almost every single celeb onto its show for a cameo, there is one person the iconic sitcom vetoed. Yep, it’s The Donald.
Executive producer Al Jean revealed the not-so shocking news at San Diego Comic-Con last week, and it went down pretty well with the audience.
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When asked if there was any guest appearance the show had ever turned down, Al replied (via The Wrap): “Let’s just say he’s the President of the United States.”
Breathing a public sigh of relief, producer Bill Oakley also tweeted last week that he ‘continues to thank God’ for never inviting Trump onto the show pre-Presidency.
“I continue to thank God that Donald Trump was never invited to do a voice on The Simpsons even during the brief period when he was popular,” he said.
(Un)fortunately for Trump, he did eventually get his wish with an appearance on The Simpsons – although we can’t imagine he was that pleased with it.
Back in May, the cartoon trolled a Simpsonised-Trump by turning his hair into a dog and having him meet with a fellow controversial President, Richard Nixon.
Oh, and we guess there’s always that time when they predicted Trump’s political future? The less said about that, the better, we think.
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