The Simpsons precited the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
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Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, social media users have widely circulated a photo purporting that the famous animation show “The Simpsons” has predicted the death of the Queen.
Misbar investigated the widely shared claim and found it to be fake. The photo is digitally altered and does not prove that the show predicted the Queen’s death.
Digitally Altered Photo Claimed To Be From “The Simpsons”
Upon conducting a reverse image search on Google, Misbar's team found the image is a digitally altered version of an older image, that was also found to be fake.
The widely circulated photo is an edited version of the viral photo that was purported to prove that “The Simpsons” precited the death of the former U.S. President Donald Trump. Misbar previously debunked the claim.
Photo Description: The previous fake viral photo.
Although Misbar's team could not identify the original source of the fake photo, we confirm that it is not genuine.
Portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in “The Simpsons”
According to “The Simpsons” Fandom Wiki, a website that summarizes all of the show’s episodes, Queen Elizabeth II was portrayed in 6 episodes, and mentioned or alluded to in 3 more episodes.
Misbar's team carefully read the synopsis of each episode and found that no episode has predicted the Queen’s.
The Simpsons writer AI Jean paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by sharing an image of her portrayal in the show with a caption that reads: “God rest the Queen.”