28 Surprising Simpsons Cameos and Snubs
The Simpsons have been on the air for over thirty years, and in that time, they've had their fair share of amazing cameos. From Presidents to Hollywood A-listers, it seems like everyone has made an appearance on the show at some point. But not everyone has been so lucky. In fact, there are a few surprising snubs when it comes to cameos on The Simpsons. Here are a few of the most notable ones.
First, there's Tom Cruise. The actor was reportedly offered a cameo on the show but turned it down because he didn't want to be associated with Homer Simpson. However, Cruise did eventually change his mind and appeared in an episode in 2012.
Another surprising snub is Steven Spielberg. The famed director was asked to do a cameo but declined because he didn't want his character to be portrayed as a Simpson fan. Nevertheless, he did allow his likeness to be used in an episode where Homer meets him at a movie premiere.
Plenty of celebrities have appeared on The Simpsons, but it's still surprising to see some people popping up in Springfield. What's even stranger? Some of the people who have said no!