A major character is being killed off on The Simpsons! Tue-22-Jul-14 19:31 Share this By Steph Monks A major character on The Simpsons is getting killed off! And it looks like it is going to be...Krusty the Clown!Fans have been trying to guess which character it could possibly be. The clues are: Al Jean, the show’s executive producer, announced that the first episode in the new season would be called ‘Clown in the Dumps’. He also revealed the actor who voices the character has won an Emmy for that voice. Dan Castellaneta who voices Krusty has won an Emmy. He also said in a recent interview, "I didn’t say I was killing Krusty ... I didn't say I wasn't.” We’ll have to watch the space! You May Also Like Yeardley Smith aka Lisa Simpson talks to Jay-Jay, Mike & Dom Get a sneak peek of the Simpsons-Family Guy crossover episode The Simpsons do the Harlem Shake Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .