Marge Simpson responds after Kamala Harris comparison

The creators of The Simpsons have responded after United States vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris was compared to cartoon character Marge Simpson.

The animated show's verified Twitter account put out a response from Marge after Jenna Ellis, US President Donald Trump's campaign adviser and lawyer, said Mrs Harris' voice sounded like the fictional "suburban housewife".

Marge Simpson, voiced by Julie Kavner, said she was "starting to feel a little disrespected" by the comparison.

"I usually don't get into politics, but the president's senior adviser Jenna Ellis just said Kamala Harris sounds like me," the character said, explaining that Lisa, one of the children on the show, told her, "she doesn't mean it as a compliment".

"As an ordinary suburban housewife, I'm starting to feel a little disrespected," she said.

"I teach my children not to name-call, Jenna."

Mr Trump's adviser made the comparison on Twitter on Wednesday after it was announced that Mrs Harris would be running for vice president alongside Joe Biden.

Ms Ellis responded to The Simpsons' video shortly after it was posted, writing on twitter: "Marge is probably going to vote Democrat... by mail."

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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris (CA) at a rally held at the Southwest College in Los Angeles, CA on May 19, 2019. (Photo by Ted Soqui/SIPA USA)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 24: Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is seen after an interview in Russell Building on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Sipa USA)
United States Senator Kamala Harris (Democrat of California) speaks during a television interview at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Credit: Stefani Reynolds / CNP/Sipa USA
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United States Senator Kamala Harris (Democrat of California) laughs during a news conference at the United States Capitol in Washington D.C., U.S., on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Harris, United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (Democrat of New York), and United States Senator Cory Booker (Democrat of New Jersey) are working on legislation that would ensure paid sick leave to deal with the Coronavirus. Credit: Stefani Reynolds / CNP/Sipa USA
March 5, 2020 - Washington, DC, United States: U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaking at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA)
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U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) addresses supporters while holding a campaign rally at Morehouse College on Sunday, March 24, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. The Democratic candidate for president is at least the fifth presidential candidate to visit Georgia in the 2020 cycle. (Photo by Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS/Sipa USA)
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