Julian Assange to Appear on The Simpsons

The news just broke that Julian Assange will play himself on the 500th episode of The Simpsons, which is set to air February 19th.

The Entertainment Weekly report comes just days after we heard that Julian Assange would have his own TV show in mid-March. Apparently, when you're an international man of secrets who is wanted by multiple governments, your talents are in great demand on television. Simpsons creator Matt Groening heard a rumor that Assange was interested in appearing on the show, so Simpsons producers tracked the elusive hacker/activist down and made it happen. Assange's voice-overs were recorded, go figure, in an unknown location. [Entertainment Weekly]