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Writers of The Simpsons have long been criticized over their handling of Apu, the South Asian Kwik-E-Mart owner with an exaggerated Indian accent. And the beloved character has received more attention as of late, thanks to the documentary The Problem With Apu from comedian Hari Kondabolu, which raised all kinds of necessary questions about his depiction on the long-running series.

The Simpsons responded in an episode earlier this month — but many were let down by what felt like a shrug, as if the writers didn’t care at all.

But one person does care: Hank Azaria, who voices Apu (among dozens of other characters on the show). And while The Simpsons scribes definitely did not handle the stereotyping controversy well, it seems Azaria is here to clean up their mess.

Azaria appeared on The Late Show Tuesday night to promote the new season of his show Brockmire, but leave it to Stephen Colbert to open up the conversation and ask Hank what he thought should be done with Apu going forward. Hank handled it perfectly.

Not only does he believe The Simpsons should hire South Asian writers but Azaria is “willing to step aside” from voicing the character or “help transition it into something new,” adding he hopes that’s what the series does.

“It just not only makes sense, but it just feels like the right thing to do, to me.”

And Kondabolu was appreciative of the dialogue that went down.

As were many others.

Naturally, The Simpsons has not commented on the interview. Though time will tell.