Bart Simpson's Voice Promotes Scientology

Bart Simpson is known for prank phone calls, but he apparently now answers to a higher power. Nancy Cartwright, the actress who does Bart's voice, has recorded a robocall — partly in character — advertising an event hosted by the Church of Scientology. For now, the FOX Network isn't having a cow. But an executive producer with The Simpsons told reporters the show doesn't endorse any belief system "more profound than Butterfinger bars."

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. Bart Simpson is known for prank phone calls, but he now seems to be answering to a higher power. Nancy Cartwright, the actress who does Bart's voice, has recorded a robocall - partly in character - advertising an event hosted by the Church of Scientology. For now, the FOX Network isn't having a cow, but "The Simpsons" producer told the Hollywood Reporter that the show doesn't endorse any belief system "more profound than Butterfinger bars." It's Morning Edition.

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