'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Charlie Hebdo, Declares 'Je Suis Charlie' With Striking Animation

January 12, 2015 5:18 PM

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'The Simpsons' Pays Tribute To Charlie Hebdo, Declares 'Je Suis Charlie' With Striking Animation

As stars like George Clooney, Helen Mirren and Diane Kruger showed their support for Charlie Hebdo at the Golden Globes on Sunday, “The Simpsons” offered a tribute of its own to the French magazine with a somber animation.

As Mashable notes, “The Simpsons” tribute appears to channel the iconic painting “Liberty Leading the People” (shown below) by French artist Eugène Delacroix, who created the artwork in commemoration of France's 1830 July Revolution.

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