Will ‘The Simpsons’ Kill Off Krusty?




LOS ANGELES — Hey, hey, kids! Here’s some Simpsons news that might bum you out — Krusty the Clown might be close to having his last laugh.

Key word: might.

The impending death of a Simpsons character is something fans have known about for months, but speculation hit an all-time high after executive producer Al Jean told reporters Sunday that the show’s Sept. 29 season premiere, which will feature the death, was titled “Clown in the Dumps,” bringing audible gasps from the crowd at a panel on Fox comedies during the Television Critics Association press tour. “I didn’t say I was killing Krusty,” Jean clarified later. “I didn’t say I wasn’t.” Read more…

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