Musician turned down $20K offer for The Simpsons to use iconic Newfoundland song

He’s a Newfoundlander born and bred, and Bruce Moss will protect his hit song until he dies.

So when The Simpsons made him a sweet cash offer to use The Islander a few months back, he balked at it.

He said the song would have been part of Sunday night’s episode on Canada that took a dig at Newfoundlanders many considered offside.

“I have no qualms about it,” Moss told The St. John’s Morning Show. “I’m not sorry I didn’t license it. And after what I’ve been told about this episode, I’m really happy I didn’t.”

The episode featured a scene with the words “stupid Newfie,” followed by character Ralph Wiggum bashing a stuffed seal pup with a club.

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