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Voice of Mr Burns says he's leaving 'The Simpsons'

Ay Caramba! Long-running TV cartoon series "The Simpsons" could be saying goodbye to a key member of its voice cast, according to The Hollywood Reporter and other media.

Mr. Burns from "The Simpsons."
Image source: Fox
Mr. Burns from "The Simpsons."

Harry Shearer, the voice of characters including Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Waylon Smithers and Principal Skinner, tweeted Wednesday that his contract with the show will not be renewed.


Read MoreAccording to the report, the actor and comedian, who has also starred in "This is Spinal Tap" and "The Right Stuff," was the only member of the cast to hold out in the latest round of contract talks, with the rest signing on for a further two seasons.

You can read the rest of the report here.

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